Baby steps are for babies. Of course it’s easier to reduce Christian Money to ‘7 steps to make God happy with your money’. My experience with having a relationship with a living God, however, is that it’s a little more… Read More »The Five Principles of Mission Minded Money
Jeffrey Lucas Jr. interviews Corey Friend, worship leader and student at Moody Bible Institute. Corey and his wife quit their jobs, cashed in their 401(k) and moved to Chicago so Corey could attend the Moody Bible Institute.
When we approach our money as Christ followers, the obvious first step is to look at the Bible for money advice. Unfortunately, many have done this and constructed some pretty wacked out theologies (prosperity gospel much?). The problem is, when… Read More »Traders, Terrorists and Tax Collectors in Bible times
The focus on debt free living by Christian Money people is not from the Bible. The goal for a Christian’s money is not to be debt free, but to be free of the entanglements that prevent them from being on… Read More »Christian Money Podcast Episode 3: Debt is a Symptom not a Problem
Recently, I met with a missionary from another country. He and his wife ate at our home. We shared conversation through some language difficulties. These are people who had left lucrative careers in engineering to become culture changers for a… Read More »Is Your Money Too Slow?
Christian Financial Advice is messed up because Christians ask the wrong questions about their money. When you ask the wrong question, you’ll get the wrong answer. Christians are solving their money equation for retirement when they should be solving it… Read More »Christian Money Podcast Episode 2: We’re Asking the Wrong Questions
When people live ‘on mission’ often times their ministries will outgrow them. Non-profits, associations and churches are often birthed out of the passionate focused living of just one person. But the difference between being a ‘one-man show’ with a lose… Read More »Three Money Mistakes Small Non-Profits (and Churches) Make
Jeffrey Lucas Jr. is tired of Christian Money Advice just being selfish greed with a Sunday School veneer. Get your money on a mission as he explains what’s wrong with how ‘Christian’ Money guys talk about money.
Sometimes, the next money-mission is simply debt pay-off. Debt, especially consumer debt, can keep you off mission. When all of your future income is committed to servicing debt payments and survival, it is difficult to quickly say ‘yes’ to the… Read More »Three Debt Pay-off Methods (and a Free Tool)
I talk a lot about putting money ‘on mission’ and being mission-minded. Often that brings up the fair question of “what’s a mission?” or more importantly “what’s MY mission?” Followers of Christ, like anybody else, can fall into a trap… Read More »What’s My Mission? and How Do I Get One?