Dirty Laundry

Since My husband and I run a ministry teaching Biblical financial principles, many people think we have always been financial saints.   I am here to tell you that is W-R-O-N-G! We’ve made every financial mistake that can be made. At one point, we lost $250,000 in long term savings and unearned income, plus we […]

How Advertisers Manipulate Us

Advertising professionals are paid mind-boggling salaries to separate you from your money and there is only one reason—because when we spend, they profit!  Everywhere you turn, someone is pitching something. Television, radio, the Internet, billboards, newspapers, magazines, shopping malls—the list goes on and on. We even wear advertising on our clothes! You’re exposed to thousands […]

2015 New Year Resolutions

The Christmas season has come and gone and everyone seems to be in the mode of making New Years resolutions. Some of the most common resolutions include losing weight, exercising, eating correctly and doing a better job with finances. However, and most of these resolutions won’t last any longer than two weeks. The reason they […]

The Trustworthy Steward: Preparing for Lent

“Now it is of course required of stewards that they be found trustworthy. (1 Corinthians 4:2) Too many times when we think of stewardship, it is a code word for giving more money to the church. True stewardship means living our whole life in a way that acknowledges God as the creator and owner of […]

Washing Dishes With Pope Francis

Our dishwasher bit the dust. First it wouldn’t drain, then it flooded and then it started making a LOT of noise. In dishwasher years, it has lived a long and happy life. The cost of the parts needed for repairs is more than half the cost of a new dishwasher, so it’s time for a […]

The True Meaning of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and with it come multitudes of candy hearts, chocolates, roses, and cards.  However, Valentine’s Day was not always a day to pamper that special someone; the true message of the holiday is one of real love and sacrifice, in the fashion of St. Valentine. Though it is unclear which St. […]