Business & Finance

Are You Content With Your Finances?

Did you know that the Bible speaks on the subject of finances more than any other subject? Why is this? God knew that this area would be one of our greatest challenges. Security in worldly things is a constant struggle, not only for non-believers but for Christians also. The basic problem is a lack of […]

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Making Investments: God-Centered Motives

Are you investing your money like it is your own, or like it is a gift from God? The Holy Spirit will reveal our true financial motives as we seek Him. Making money should be a by-product of doing what God has called you to do. Remember that peace does not come by building up […]

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Financial Goals: Are you in the 3%?

The first step of the financial planning process is finished. You have figured out where you are financially by calculating your net worth and summarizing your cash flow. These reports have identified some obvious problems, financial strengths and some action steps to take. So what do you do next? It has been said that a […]

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How Does Your Cash Flow?

Last month’s article dealt with step one in determining where you are financially. You learned that calculating your net worth/balance sheet (what you own minus what you owe) was the starting point in developing a biblically-based financial plan. This month you will become familiar with step two, which is calculating your summary of cash flow/income […]

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It All Adds Up

Proverbs 27:23 states, “Be sure you know the condition of your flocks; give careful attention to your herds.” Did you know that the message behind this statement can also be applied to your specific financial situation? Here’s how; the first step in determining where you are financially is putting together a statement of net worth. […]

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Financial Planning 101

There are three things you need to know in order to develop a “Christian” financial plan. First, you need to know your eternal position because of what Christ Jesus has already accomplished on your behalf. Second, you need to know exactly where you are. And third, you need to know where you want to be. […]

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Time To Perform A Family Audit – More Family Time

It’s seven weeks into the school year and you’ve already lost control.  This is not the way you saw the family schedule going.  Every man for himself, everyone going in different directions and there is no family time whatsoever.  It’s like the whole family fell down a steep hill and everyone is rolling faster and […]

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The Big Mistakes of Debt …Part 2

     Do you find yourself depending on the world’s wisdom or God’s wisdom when it comes to financial advice? God’s Word is true, timeless, universal, transcendent and completely practical. Unfortunately, all too often, we depend upon the finite wisdom of the world for our financial counsel. This is especially true with the constant barrage […]

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God is the best long-term investment.

The continual gyrations in the stock market have caused many people to question their investment strategy. Questions like “What should I do now?” and “Should I sell my stock positions and move into a money market?” are running through many investors’ minds. And while it is important to avoid making emotional buying and selling decisions […]

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Financial training for your children

Take a moment to picture your children going off to college and managing a semester’s worth of money on their own.  Would they run up the debt and bounce checks or would they spend wisely with some left over? Maybe you are not sure how they would handle it, and now is the time to […]

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