When impulse buyers went shopping in the Middle Ages, they often ended up with a “pig-in-a-poke.” It made them wish they had practiced some patience and self-control.
Today, we’re not doing much better.
Is it possible to make regular, reasoned and calculated money choices? Can that little whisper telling us to “buy now” ever be silenced?
Every church has attendees and even members who contribute nothing … zero…nada to the operating budget — year after year. What gives?!
Is this okay? Can anything be done? Should we expect a miracle?
There’s a cause and effect when it comes to money. Every dollar translates to eternity, one way or another.
So, how should you give?
Just like in real estate, it’s all about location, location, location!
Dirty money. It’s not just the Netflix series about corporate corruption. It’s the headline some believers apply to money. After all, Jesus Himself said it was dirty — once, sort of, when He called money…
Wandering Aramean: That’s quite a pile of grain you have there, Mr. Building-Bigger-Barns!
Mr. Building-Bigger-Barns: Tell me about it. I’m definitely going to have to build bigger barns! Who are you?
WA: I’m just a wandering Aramean, but most people know me as ‘Jacob’.