Podcasts

078: The Key to God’s Promises

Let's face it, we are human and we want all of God's promises. "Take care of all my needs and wants, protect me and my family, advance my career…" Some may think, “I’m a child of the King—so I should be living like a king!” 1 Corinthians 4:8 Now ye are full, now ye...

read more

077: Is Your Home an Investment?

There is a lot of talk on the subject of renting vs buying. While counselling and advising couples, I often hear them say something like, "We can't wait to get a house. We are just throwing money away renting a place!" and "Besides, a home purchase is an investment."...

read more

076: How to Avoid Major Life Regrets

Little regrets can happen daily. For many of us, regrets are realized years or even decades later in life. We may wish that we had spent more time with family, taken better care of our health, and saved more money. For the child of God there will be a day when we...

read more

075: Mortgages And Cosigning

In This Episode, We Look At: A Mortgage is not Consumer debt weighing on your shoulders. No one is going to offer to buy your credit card debt A mortgage should not be viewed as a sin, citing Romans 13:8 "Owe no man any thing". The Bible warns about being/staying in...

read more

074: Have you forgotten who you are?

How often do we resign, throw up our hands, and say, "I can't fix my marriage", "I can't get on top of my finances", or "I can't quit lusting"? It seems our first response is "I." "I can't"…and that is true. We cannot do anything good on our own. (Romans 7:18) I...

read more

073: Faith and Finances in the Family

Family communication has its challenges today. A good old fashioned, face-to-face conversation has been reduced to a text message; with abbreviated words to boot, lol! And there are topics that require our focus and clear communication but many prefer to avoid...

read more

072: Immersed in Consumerism

It is easy for us to find ourselves buying into the ever-increasing consumerism of our culture. "I need this, this, this… and this…" Consumerism: NOUN the protection or promotion of the interests of consumers. the preoccupation of society with the acquisition of...

read more

071: The Parable of the Rich Fool

Today we take a close look at the parable Jesus taught in Luke 12:13-21, what prompted Him to teach it, and how it relates to us. In This Episode, We Look At: Setting: Jesus is speaking to a large crowd (innumerable) As He had been addressing Lawyers and Pharisees...

read more

070: Forgiveness in Finances

It's amazing how money can often make monsters out of us. If you've ever borrowed from, or loaned money to others, you may have experienced how the relationship between lender and borrower can become strained. In This Episode, We Look At: Non re-payment of a debt can...

read more

069: The Big Deal About Little Things

A popular little book has the title, "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff!" While there is certainly truth to that—don't make a mountain out of mole hill, don't major in the minors… we also challenge you not to miss the little things that can change lives! In This Episode, We...

read more

068: CJ Stopped Trying to Tithe

CJ writes, "I try to give what I can when I can; stopped trying to tithe years ago when I had larger sums of money—stepping out on faith—only to get totally destroyed financially. Last time I gave larger amounts regularly, I had a home emergency pop up that led to...

read more

067: A Biblical Look at Inheritance

Are you hoping to receive an inheritance? Are you putting pressure on yourself to leave an inheritance to your "children's children?" Let's look at both; hoping to receive and planning to leave. In This Episode, We Look At: Hoping to receive an inheritance. If you...

read more

066: A look at moral investing

People often ask me if a Christian investor can be broadly diversified and avoid immoral companies? In This Episode, We Look At: What factors would be utilized to determine whether a company is immoral or not Do they sell alcohol? Do they sell pornography or Rated R...

read more

065: Self-Control, the Unpopular Success Factor

The most overlooked aspect of financial health has little to do with having the right strategy, having more income, or being excellent at math. Many writers don't want to talk about it because it doesn't sell books. We are talking about self-control. In This Episode,...

read more

064: What’s your worst-case scenario?

While I certainly recommend having up to 6 months of living expenses saved up, we ought to completely depend on the Lord and not trust in our savings. In This Episode, We Look At: Could you save enough to withstand a worst-case financial scenario? Should that even be...

read more

063: Faith and Finances–The Unconventional Episode

The internet, developing science, and our own personal experience have turned our thinking upside down in so many areas. In This Episode, We Look At: We turn conventional beliefs on their ear, from cars to food; from fitness to finances. Is sodium bad for your health?...

read more

062: Glorifying God Through Employment

The average American will easily work over 100,000 hours during the course of their working years. This is a huge portion of our lives. It should not be solely for a paycheck. In This Episode, We Look At: God thinks bigger! "We must do wordly jobs, but if we do them...

read more

061: Simplifying the Complicated

Why do we complicate our finances? The rules of financial health are simple. Honor the Lord Spend less than you earn Save a portion Avoid debt In This Episode, We Look At: It's our behavior that drives our finances. Do we consider God when making money decisions? We...

read more

058: Financial Freedoms afforded by our Founding Fathers

Is Capitalism a Christian system? Gov. William Bradford made a poor decision in the early days of what would become the Massachusetts Bay Colony: He believed that devout Christians would all work together equally for "The Greater Good." Collectivism (socialism) failed...

read more
Share This