The Role of Insurance in the Christian Life

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It’s quite common to hear people asking whether or not Christians should even have insurance and if so, how much and what kinds should they have.  As we search the scriptures, we find that the Bible doesn’t give us these specific answers.  However, it does give us principles that we can use to draw some…

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Protecting Your Children from Identity Theft

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Imagine this, your daughter is 17 years old and getting ready to finish high school and enter college.  The big decisions have been made and the paperwork has been filed.  However, you just got notice that she’s in jeopardy of not getting the financial aid or scholarships you’ve been counting on because over 10 years…

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Moody Radio Interview 8-27-18 – Eternal Rewards

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Does it seem selfish for us to be motivated by a desire for the eternal rewards that God has promised us?  Maybe it just feels that way because we’ve only seen the sin-stained version of the good things God has promised.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Steve” on Moody Radio Indiana…

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Is It Wrong to Want Eternal Rewards?

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Have you ever struggled with the idea that you sometimes find yourself being obedient to God because you desire the rewards He’s promised?  Is it selfish to want to receive those things?  Shouldn’t you want to do the right thing purely out of a love and desire to please God?  These are all questions many…

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Moody Radio Interview 8-20-18 – Getting and Staying Out of Debt

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As we’re working to pay off our debt or even once we’re finally debt free, we need to have a plan in place to make sure we stay out of debt in the future.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Steve” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM).  For more detailed information, you…

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Moody Radio Interview 8-13-18 – Financial Classes Must Address the Heart

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Which is the more important result of a financial course, helping people have more money or making them better disciples?  Many courses only focus on the symptoms and ignore the underlying problem.  The reality is that things like unwise spending and debt are simply an outward indication of a deeper internal problem with our heart, and…

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Financial Classes Must First Address the Heart

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Our churches are filled with people trying to improve their financial condition.  Their goals can range from getting debt free and becoming “financially free” to finally building an emergency fund or saving for retirement.  Churches and organizations have responded to these desires by offering programs that promise to do those very things.  Despite the numerous…

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Moody Radio Interview 8-6-18 – Including God in Your Estate Plan

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We often discuss how important it is for your financial life to be a reflection of your spiritual life.  Estate plans are one of the most commonly overlooked financial opportunities we have to demonstrate our faith and impact the ministries we are passionate about.   The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Steve” on…

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