Prioritizing and Praying

He who loves pleasure will become a poor man. – Proverbs 21:17 After you’ve planted and planned to use your resources in a way that glorifies God, you must prioritize. You will have to determine the difference between your needs, wants, and desires. The Bible says we have only three needs: food, clothes, and shelter. If all our needs are being …

Planting and Planning

Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. – Mark 12:17 To get out of debt God’s way, we must first learn how to plant. Any financial counselor will tell you to invest in that which gives you the greatest chance of a good return. And God will always give us the greatest …

The Reality of Debt

It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay. – Ecclesiastes 5:5 Financially speaking, there are three kinds of people: the haves, the have-nots, and those who have not paid for what they have! Debt has become a way of life in America. “In 2004, the average credit-card-indebted family allocated 21 percent of …

The People of Ministry

Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. – Matthew 5:16 Some people believe Christianity is self-service only, but the truth is, we can’t just take in the gospel for ourselves and not share it with others. God wants to empty us of ourselves …

The Ministry of Stewardship

Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house. – Malachi 3:10 Understanding who we are as the people of God is critical for success as stewards of His kingdom. We are God’s safety valve, the ones God has called to demonstrate what kingdom solutions look like. Ministry occurs when God’s people serve others …