Ok. I want to begin tithing. What do I do I now? Make plans when the next increase or income comes to begin tithing and giving offerings. If your next increase comes in the form of a paycheck, look at the gross amount. The gross amount is the amount you receive before taxes, insurance, social … Continue reading Ok. I Want to Begin Tithing. What Do I Do I Now?
As I shared in Breaking the Spirit of Mammon, you have a choice everyday if you choose to place God first or money first. What is your worship - God or money? I shared tithing is the antidote to annihilate the spirit of mammon in your life. Being obedient in the tithe is a scary … Continue reading Giving God Your First and Best
Every day you are faced with a choice regarding your finances: do you serve God or do you serve money? The fact is your accounts, checkbooks, etc. already state who you serve. Jesus, in Luke 16, talked about mammon. Four times the word mammon is used in the Bible. It refers to the god of … Continue reading Breaking the Spirit of Mammon
Karen and I have a firm biblical belief we serve a God who created everything with His mouth. Genesis 1 declares over and over that 'God said' and then 'God saw.' As His children, we believe we have been given the same power what we speak, we see. Karen and I guard our words carefully … Continue reading A Note to Our Children about Money
A penny saved is a penny earned. Benjamin Franklin There is a dirty, nasty S word people do not like - saving. I shared in the posts, 4 Reasons Why You Are (Maybe) Financially Struggling and 5 Things I Have Learned About Money, how saving has saved us many a times. It takes great discipline to save a … Continue reading The Dirty S Word: Saving
76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. It is a lifestyle Karen and I lived for the first 5 years of our marriage. We actually lived from paycheck to on a wing and a prayer. Since I was leading our family in our finances, I irresponsibly lead ourselves in many areas of our financial lives. … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Are (Maybe) Financially Struggling
Full disclosure: I am rich. In fact, I am loaded. There. I said it.The fact is if you are reading this post, you are too in fact rich. If you have a combined household income of $54,000 or more, you are in the top 4% of the top income earners in the world. Your income … Continue reading 5 Things I Have Learned About Money