Many of my friends are in the financial field, lending, investing and holding money on behalf of businesses, institutions and organizations. While ‘talking shop’, they often ask me: “What’s with these churches and all their money?” As a small church… Read More »Should Churches Invest in the Stock Market?
Black Friday marks the unofficial beginning of the Christmas season, and the consumerist onslaught begins! Jeffrey Lucas Jr. explores four ways you can defy the purchase obsessed culture and celebrate Christmas in a way that points towards Jesus instead of… Read More »Christian Money Podcast Episode 7: Celebrate Christmas without Consumerism
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving is when my seasonal depression begins. It’s not because I’ve lost a loved one, or because I find myself lonely for the upcoming holidays. It’s because Black Friday marks the beginning of an onslaught… Read More »Celebrate Christmas without Consumerism
No topic is treated with more suspicion, tension and awkwardness in church and non-profit business decisions than determining how much a pastor’s salary should be. The topic of the pastor’s salary elicits all kinds of questions that clients, co-workers and… Read More »Determining How Much a Pastor’s Salary Should Be
Troy Woodmansee, pastor and entrepreneur walked away from a successful teaching career when Jesus interrupted his wife. Troy has learned that God’s kids never go hungry, by risking it all to live his call. Note: I had a some technical… Read More »Christian Money Podcast Episode 6: “God Gives Seed to the Sower” Interview with Troy Woodmansee
God called us into ministry. I went to work building a plan. I was leaving a job that provided more than adequately for my family. We were able to give and save, vacation and generally not concern ourselves with what… Read More »Faith, Fear and a Little Too Cavalier