Day 22 – How Do Money & Joy Go Hand-in-Hand?

Jesus Christ said more about money than about any other single thing because, when it comes to a man’s real nature, money is of first importance. Money is an exact index to a man’s true character. All through Scripture there is an intimate correlation between the development of a man’s character and how he handles…

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Day 19 – Why Are We Afraid to Give?

Why are we reluctant when it comes to giving? What gets in our way? What holds us back?

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Is More Really More?

The American Dream. Big house. Nice cars. Bank full of money. Properity. Success.  Is it worth living for? One man once said… “Life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement” regardless of social class or circumstances of birth.” –James Truslow Adams in 1931 Many aspire…

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Are you Blessed?

No joke—my husband drove up behind this car on the way to work the other day. Black Mercedes with license plate that reads, “Tithe.” Chuckling, he muttered, “Must be a pastor’s car.” Scripture can be twisted and contorted to read what we want to hear. We can use it to win an argument, make excuses…

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Coffee Talk

Pull up a chair, sista. We gotta talk. There are a few things that I wanna share. Get off the Elevator Ride–NOW. We are submersed in an American culture that tells us that “We have to have more.” Well, guess what? It’s not true. Having more means more responsibility–more lawn to mow, more rooms to…

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Feeling Worried?

I’m a muddy mess! Tax day is quickly approaching and I received an unexpected email from our tax accountant late last night. Based on his calculations, we owe an enormous amount of taxes to the IRS come Tuesday. Tuesday!! That’s only 3 days away! We hadn’t planned to owe anything. Immediately upon reading his email, I…

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