Category Archives: Money & Finances

Christians and Debt

Christians and Debt

What does the Bible say about Christians and debt? Let’s take a look, and then we’ll dig in and discuss how debt affects the lives of believers on a daily basis.

Christians and debtProverbs 22:7 (NKJV) 7 The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower is servant to the lender.

What is debt? In its most basic form, debt is a type of slavery. It is financial bondage.

You borrow money from a lender. As part of the deal, you sign an agreement to repay the lender the sum you borrowed. You must also pay the agree-upon interest charges.

So when you pay the debt in full, you’ve paid back much more than you originally borrowed. Sometimes the amount paid back can be astronomical when compared to the original amount borrowed.

The moment you sign a loan agreement, you’re in bondage Continue reading

Common Sense Financial Advice for Believers

Common Sense Financial Advice for Believers

Common Sense Financial Advice for BelieversIt’s no secret that many people wrestle with their finances. Even Christians go through financial struggles. We are not exempt from financial trials just because we’re believers. Keep reading for common sense financial advice for believers!

If you were to ask people what their number 1 struggle is in their lives, most would answer that finances are their biggest challenge. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you’re from or what kind of job you have. Finances, and the proper management of them, can be a truly daunting task in today’s world of high pressure and slick marketing.

So how do we get a handle on our finances and take charge of them, instead of them holding us hostage every day of our lives?

Well, there’s no hard and fast answer that’s a one-size-fits-all solution for everyone. But there are Continue reading

The Truth About The Prosperity Gospel

Is the prosperity gospel truth or a lie?John 8:32 (NKJV) And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”

There is a message that is being taught in the modern church that is poisoning believers by the millions. It’s being taught by some very well-known Christian speakers and it has trickled all the way down to the smallest churches in the world.

This message has caused some preachers to become wildly popular, gaining followers by the hundreds of thousands, and perhaps even by the millions. Some preachers have become amazingly wealthy because they propagate this message.

There may be bits of truth mixed in with this massive lie; just enough to make it seem like the truth. And because there is truth, it has deceived so very many faithful followers of Christ. Yes, even some of the most devout, well-intentioned believers have fallen for this.

It’s safe to say that millions of believers have fallen victim Continue reading