The Pilgrims’ first winter after arriving at Plymouth was a tragic one – about half of the original 102 adventurers died from exposure, scurvy and outbreaks of contagious disease. When spring came, the survivors, weakened by illness and malnutrition, experienced an astonishing miracle: a visit from an Abenaki Indian who greeted them in English. Several […]
When was the last time someone shared their criticism with you about something you were doing? Was it constructive or negative? Did you take offense or embrace the advice? The Bible gives us some insights on handling criticism, so the next time you’re approached by a critic, consider what these scriptures say.
Pop Quiz: List five essential principles for financial well being. How did you do? My guess is that several of these are on your list: Live on less than you make. Get out of debt and stay out of debt. Set goals and keep them. Use a budget. Work hard and work smart.
One of the latest waves in churches is to have online tithing. It makes sense when you think about how the online payment processing industry has grown in the last few years. People are more comfortable putting their credit and debit card information on payment sites and it becomes a normal part of every day […]
Although Jesus spoke often about money, we often delegate those teachings to a long ago time in the Mid-East instead of applying them to life here and now. It seems that many of us have allowed our 21st century American values distort Jesus’ teachings. How about you? I challenge you to read of fictional Jim […]