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What You Have Has You

What You Have Has You

What you have has you. My friend Paul Barclay used to say that to us all the time. What you have has you. He was quoting his wife who was quoting her old pastor – who really was just saying what Jesus said.

For whoever wants to be my disciple must deny himself, take up his cross daily and follow me.

A certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

“Why do you call me good? No one’s good but God. You know the rules.” He lists them off.

“All...

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You’re Probably Not As Generous As You Think

You’re Probably Not As Generous As You Think

According to my colleague Dr. Christian B. Miller, a philosopher who recently published an insightful book, The Character Gap: How Good Are We?, there are three...

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12 Things To Do To Become a Millionaire

12 Things To Do To Become a Millionaire

It’s hard to be generous when you’re worried about money for a flat tire.

It’s hard to be generous when you can barely make your...

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The Cycle of Giving

The Cycle of Giving

Is it really more blessed to give than receive?

Acts 20:35 states, “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this...

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Top 12 Ways to Save Money Over the Holidays

Top 12 Ways to Save Money Over the Holidays

Advent started on Sunday December 3rd.  It will run 21 days until Christmas Eve December 24th.  During this period of high spending, often with...

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Satisfaction and the Space Between Expectations

“We become satisfied when reality matches our expectations. The bad news is that as conditions improve, expectations balloon” (Yuval Harari, Homo Deus, 35).

When will...

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153- A Fisherman’s Tale of Why God and Money Mix

153 – the number of scaly silverbacks those bone-wet, exhausted nighttime disciple-anglers hauled in when the resurrected Jesus told them to cast on the...

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How Much Stuff Do You Need?

Maybe you don’t need belongings as much as you think.

 

I have a lot of stuff. I’ve got over 7 pairs of shoes, at least...

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Book Release! The Seven Money Types

On March 14, 2017 Zondervan will publish my new book The Seven Money Types: Discover How God Wired You to Handle Money, which...

Money and the Moral Balance

Doing good with some our money may have an unexpected effect: we feel like we’ve checked the God-box and can do what we want with...

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