Blog Posts - Bible And Money



Money-Primed People Show Increased Self-Reliance and Are More Selfish

In the book Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman shares some of the research work of Kathleen Vohs.  During the studies, individuals are exposed to different ‘primers’. Of interest to us today were the studies where people were exposed to pr...
by Money Help For Christians on Mar 11, 2014

My Hunts Tomato Can Looked Like it Might Explode So I Called the 1800 Number

When I got home, my wife told me to take a look in the box which was the former residence of 8 cans of Hunts Tomatoes. The last can looked like it was charred. I have no idea if the power went off at the manufacuting plant and the employees decided t...
by Money Help For Christians on Feb 20, 2014

3 Gracious Ways God Works in Our Financial Hardship | A Phil. 4:13 Rant.

There’s a lot of health and wealth gospel and prosperity talk going on these days.   The health and wealth mantra is that if you’re a person of true faith, you won’t experience financial hardship.  Financial hardship is said to be the fruit o...
by Money Help For Christians on Feb 18, 2014

Stock Ownership – Your Rights And Benefits As A Shareholder

Historically, stocks have provided a good return over the long-term. But maybe you’re hesitant to invest. Maybe you’re not sure what you’re entitled to as an owner of stock. In this post, you’ll learn about three of the main b...
by Money Help For Christians on Sep 29, 2010

Developing a Giving Heart | Help! I Have a Calloused Heart

The 10 Day Give is right around the corner (I encourage you to visit the site and join the 10 Day Give). What is the 10 Day Give? It is a collaborative effort from around the web to encourage people to focus on giving over a ten day period. I fully s...
by Money Help For Christians on Sep 28, 2010

Visit Currency and get a C. Ford Overdose

Currency is a website that was just launched which targets those who are in their 20s and 30s.  What’s nice about the project is that much of the writing is done by well known personal finance writers from around the web.  If you have a favorite...
by Money Help For Christians on Sep 26, 2010

ING Direct 1% Cash Back Debit Card Promotion

For a limited time, the ING Direct Electric Orange debit card now gives you 1% Cash Back.  I’m not sure how wide reaching this promotion is, but if you are an ING Electric Orange account holder, you may be interested in the following announcement:...
by Money Help For Christians on Sep 23, 2010

The Spiritual Impact of Earning More Money

Over the last three weeks I’ve shared how I make money blogging, writing, and selling eBooks.  Today, I want to take a moment to talk about how that income has impacted our personal finances and my spiritual life. 4 Lessons I’ve Learned By Earni...
by Money Help For Christians on Sep 21, 2010

What Does Proverbs Say About Debt?

Solomon wrote the Proverbs to share his wisdom and help people walk closer with God.  Here is what my NIV study Bible states as the purpose of the Proverbs: To teach people how to attain wisdom and discipline and a prudent life, how to do what is r...
by One Money Design on Aug 29, 2010

Traveling | Weekly Roundup

I’m now just about half way through my trip around Canada and the US.  I’ll be in Houston this weekend until I head back to Australia on Sunday. After enduring a 20 hour delay on my trip here, I want to say thanks to the folks at Boingo who made...
by Money Help For Christians on May 28, 2010

Marriage Lessons From 10 Fantastic Years of Marriage

On May 20th, 2000, my wife and I were married in Cheyenne, Wyoming. On that date, we had no idea what God had in store for us.  But God has blessed us tremendously.  Our friendship has strengthened, and we’ve added three wee ones to our humble fa...
by Money Help For Christians on May 20, 2010

Should Missionaries Sell Bibles or Just Give Them Away?

Our missionary team here in Papua New Guinea has taken a largely unpopular position in regards to the distribution of Bibles. Interestingly, our position is highly unpopular to North Americans and very popular amongst the national people.  What is t...
by Money Help For Christians on May 19, 2010

Buying A House? Is it an Investment or a Home?

Have you ever asked yourself what are you paying for when you buy a house?  Often times when people bicker about renting or buying a home the key issues is that home values increase over time.  Obviously, that assumes that your home is an investmen...
by Money Help For Christians on May 17, 2010

Church Parsonage | Should A Minister Buy A Home?

A very important decision that many ministers and pastors will face is making the decision between purchasing their own home and staying in a church owned parsonage.  In a previous generation, a church parsonage was the common way to house a church...
by Money Help For Christians on May 12, 2010

What To Do When God Gives Bad Financial Advice

by Money Help For Christians on Apr 21, 2010

Investing Guidance from the Bible

Bible and Investing The Bible has a lot to say about money and among many areas of Biblical finance we find guidance for investing.  Christians who want to exercise wise financial stewardship in managing their personal finances can learn from import...
by One Money Design on Mar 11, 2010

Christians, Is Money Really Neutral and Amoral?

I have an unpopular theory about money.  I know it’s unpopular because I’ve seen the exact opposite point made about a half dozen times just this week.  For those of you who say money is neutral, amoral, or just a tool, I’ll just say I love y...
by Money Help For Christians on Mar 10, 2010

11 Missionary Care Package Ideas

Missionaries live with their feet firmly planted on two plots of ground. Most people don’t realize how much missionaries become attached to the countries where they work.  In fact, missionaries change and begin to share the values and worldview of...
by Money Help For Christians on Mar 4, 2010

Short Term Missions Handbook – 50% Off

Over the last few months my wife and I have spent our evenings huddled around our laptops. Earlier this year we were talking about some of our short term missions experiences.  Somehow by the end the conversation we decided we would co-authoring a b...
by Money Help For Christians on Mar 1, 2010

Could The Money Lover Please Stand Up

“It is not money that is the root of all evil.  It is the love of money.” Ever heard that phrase?  Ever said it? EVERY TIME I have taught a class on Christians and money, someone has said that or a similar phrase.  They usually say...
by Money Help For Christians on Feb 24, 2010


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