This Christmas Give Presence

No, that’s not a typo in the title. This Christmas, instead of giving presents, give presence. That’s the message the people behind the Advent Conspiracy want you to hear. Let’s make this a Christmas where we […]

And God Speaks

Some might say the timing is a coincidence. Some might say it’s irony. I fully believe it’s the hand of God. On Monday I wrote how I’ve been struggling. Struggling with frugality, struggling with time for […]

When to Stop Tithing

You’ve saved diligently and always spent less than you earn. You’ve lived your life on a budget and have a healthy emergency fund. Then the economic troubles we are all facing start to catch up to […]

Character Matters

As most of you know, I headed up to Portland for a homeschooling conference over the weekend. I learned a great deal about homeschooling, though that’s not what I’m going to talk about today. The one […]

Christian Perspective: Lessons from the Ant

Christian Perspective: Lessons from the Ant

We can learn a lot from ants. Yesterday as I was thinking about what to write about today, I came across a great list of scriptures pertaining to personal finance at ChristianPF. (If you haven’t read […]

Who’s your Hero?

Corrie ten Boom is my personal hero. Do you have a personal hero?  Who is it?  Have you thought about it? I have a personal hero.  It’s Corrie ten Boom.  If you’ve never heard of Corrie […]

Unemployment, Tithing, and God’s Provision

It’s been a month and a half since my husband lost his job. He’s worked a few different part time jobs, done a little freelance work, and is still currently looking for a nice full time […]

Should You Tithe When You Are in Debt?

And how much should you tithe? 10%? Less? Conventional wisdom would lead one to believe that tithing while trying to repay debt is counterproductive to the goal of being debt free. If you put the money […]

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