Tell the World that You are a Christian

With God’s truth being attacked in so many ways, why not take a stand by proclaiming to the world that you are a Christian? The Billy Graham Association has joined forces with Christianity.com to find one million Christians who are willing to tell the world that they believe in Jesus Christ. Here’s how you can [...]

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New Film From Crown Financial Ministries

Crown Financial Ministries is releasing a new film called God Provides. The movie aims to use Scripture to teach people important lessons about how to faithfully live with trust in God. The movie hopes to reach those in every economic situation– from poor to wealthy. Crown Financial Ministries has been around for more than three [...]

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Jon and Kate Plus 8: Did Money Cause Their Meltdown?

Millions watched the Jon and Kate Plus 8 season premier this week. We tuned in as Jon and Kate sat on their interview couch separately for the most part, discussing their marriage problems with off-camera producers. It was easy to see that this marriage is in big trouble. Kate tearfully admitted that families with multiples [...]

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A Christian Wins American Idol in a Voting Upset

Everyone thought Adam Lambert had in the bag. But last night it was newlywed, worship singer and college student Kris Allen that walked away the winner. According to Fox News, judge Simon Cowell was the only one who did not give Allen a standing ovation. Allen’s pastor, Rick Bezet flew out to LA for the [...]

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How’s Your Church Handling the Recession?

How’s your church handling the recession? Mine is not doing so great. Giving has plummeted, according to my pastor, and for the first time in the church’s five-year history they have been unable to meet all of their monthly obligations. I was shocked to hear that out of our congregation of more than 100 people, [...]

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How to Assess Your Spiritual Gifts and Use Them

We all have spiritual gifts, according to Romans 12:6-8: We have different gifts, according to the grace given us. If a man’s gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his?? faith. 7 If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; 8 if it is encouraging, let [...]

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George Bevelry Shea Turns 100

Gospel legend George Beverly Shea turns 100 on Sunday. He’s sang in front of more people than anyone in history. He’s participated in Billy Graham crusades in every state and on every continent in the world. I’ve been reading books about Bev Shea this week so in honor of his birthday I thought I’d share [...]

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Are You a Carrot or an Egg?

My pastor made a pretty profound statement today: the same boiling water that softens a carrot, hardens an egg. So are you a carrot? Or an egg? Many of us have been put into some boiling water lately financially. We've watched gas prices soar and the cost of groceries skyrocket. Home values have dropped and [...]

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Face down the Fear of What If

haftpflichtversicherung vergleich Worry is a common practice for many people these days. Even with the occasionally rally in the market there is still an undercurrent of fear. The best way to deal with fear is to face it head on. What if I lose my job? This is a reality for people every day and [...]

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5 Benefits of Giving

Have you ever noticed how big a $100 bill looks when you bring it to church and how small it looks when you bring it to the mall? The sermon at my church this morning was about giving. I thought the message was important and interesting so I decided to share it with you. According [...]

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