Podcast – Financial Stewardship

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https://investingintruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Castleview-Podcast-Financial_Stewardship-12-9-20-Smaller.mp3 I recently had the honor of doing this podcast on Financial Stewardship with my pastors at Castleview Church.  Our discussion is centered around the theme of biblical stewardship, why it is important in the life of a Christian and how our faith and finances are connected.   Brad Graber, CFP® has been working with…

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What to Do with Your Stimulus Check?

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As you’ve no doubt heard by now, there are going to be stimulus checks going out to the majority of American households in the next few weeks.   Every recipient is going to be faced with some very important decisions to make sure they are stewarding this unexpected resource well.  The process for each of us…

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Christian Joy in a Material World – Part II (Where Joy Can Be Found)

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Solomon explained pretty well that true joy and satisfaction can’t be found in the things of this world alone.  Only when we have a proper relationship with God can we find enjoyment in the things of this world.  However, apart from Him, material things will only bring temporary fulfillment followed by more hunger. Ecclesiastes 2:24-25 …

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Christian Joy in a Material World – Part I (Where Joy Is Not)

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“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” – The Declaration of Independence These words have become deeply ingrained into the American society as part of our Declaration…

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Moody Radio Interview 2-18-19 – Tax Season Planning

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Tax season may not be exciting, but it does present us with a good opportunity to review our overall financial plan and look for ways to improve.  That could be in looking for ways to pay less in taxes next year or perhaps it’s in the way we use our refund to knock out a…

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Moody Radio Interview 11-18-18 – Thanksgiving

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We’re in the time of year when we intentionally turn our focus to the act of giving thanks.  This gives us a good opportunity to reflect on what it means to give thanks and examine whether we’re thankful in all circumstances or just for the things that have gone according to our plans.  In this…

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Moody Radio Interview 10-22-18 – A Meaningful Christmas

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How can we have a meaningful Christmas that creates memories without breaking our budget and taking on debt?  It turns out that the things that matter most don’t normally cost a lot of money.  We just need to be willing to plan ahead and make some small changes.  The following recording is from “Mornings with…

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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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