Marriage and Money

July 10, 2014

God's Word speaks loudly and clearly on the common issues of money and marriage. We're to see both of these issues through our Lord's eyes if we're to be centered on the truth and become faithful stewards of the resources and relationships He has sovereignly given us. Christ is the unifying 'third strand' in the cord of a strong marriage, and His eternal purposes are to be central to how we handle money in a true one flesh marriage (Gn 2:24 & Mt 19:5-6) that honors Him and produces eternal fruit.

It is God's intention for money to be a unifying force in every Christian marriage. He calls us to one-flesh relationships and godly stewardship of our household resources built on our unity in Christ. Unfortunately, statistics show that money is currently the #1 dividing force in marriage!

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Is Success Hazardous To Our Spiritual Health?

May 30, 2014

It can be, if our priority is about acquiring the things the world chases. Fruitfully stewarding the resources and opportunities the Lord entrusts to us stands in stark contrast to our culture's mindset: "he who dies with the most accumulated toys and possessions, wins."

In His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said: "...do not worry about your life, what
you will eat or drink...or what you shall wear. Is not life more important than food and the body more important than clothes? ...but seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness..." (Mt 6:25-33).

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Are You Building a Successful Marketplace Ministry?

April 18, 2014

When it comes to building and growing a successful company, CEO’s and business owners can easily list the key ingredients: a well conceived strategy and plan, key metrics, on-going customer service; innovation regarding products, services and delivery methods.

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Fruit Consistent With Repentance?

December 4, 2013

As we head into the Christmas season, I love to go back and read the original Christmas story. I am not merely referring to the birth of Jesus, but also to the beginning of His ministry. Today, I want to look at this part of the story and focus on John the Baptist. Let's see what he can teach us about the fruit we should be producing.

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