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?
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?
Recently, my used lawn tractor of five years finally bit the dust. This has been a death long in the making. While I wasn’t exactly surprised, I was annoyed. The biggest annoyance was that I had set aside a specific… Read More »Three Lessons About Money from My New Mower
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
“A Penny saved is a penny earned” “Waste not want not.” Across the country, a cold shudder runs over the waiters and waitresses on Sunday afternoons, as the notoriously stingy after-church crowd descends on their restaurants. Christian business owners… Read More »The Sacred Act of Wasting Money
Having an emergency fund is a hot topic in personal finance. I myself used to have a fairly large five figure savings account that I kept around for ‘emergencies’. But how do we line up the risk taking words of… Read More »Emergency Fund and Faith: Can You Have Both?
‘How to Talk to Your Spouse About Money” is a guest post by author Katie Pozzuoli Prior to committing to becoming debt-free, money was a source of tension in our marriage. My husband, Joe, and I often arrived at the… Read More »How to Talk to Your Spouse About Money
A question I get asked a lot is: What IS ‘Mission Money’ anyways? That’s a fair question. It’s a term I coined, so it probably deserves it’s own explanation. And even a new way of looking at money altogether. Put… Read More »What is Mission Money? Access my Free Tool.
After all the work we’ve put in to raising her, at the ripe age of 8 my daughter has began her career as a white collar criminal. Dipping her hands into the till of our family money. In a moment… Read More »My Daughter the Embezzler: Where’s the Family Money?
It’s not like I’ve never worn pants! I’ve just never bought them. How you ask? Is this a super-secret fashion hack? Am I about to drop the savings bomb of all savings bombs on you? Do I make my own… Read More »I’ve Never Bought Pants: How Christians Should Dress