Tag Archives: Money

A Humble Christmas

A Humble Christmas

She gave birth to her firstborn Son and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. — Luke 2:7 ESV As much as we may want to, sometimes we can’t afford to pull out all the stops at Christmas. Maybe this year

A Note About $1,000 Sneakers

How Can a Pair of Kicks Be Worth So Much? I honestly didn’t know about the high-fashion designer world until I started PnS. That’s partly why PreachersNSneakers created such a stir, because unsuspecting followers of these leaders of the faith were getting a first look at what this stuff was actually worth and were forced

You Can Be Crazy

Let Your Blue Flame Make You Brave Have you ever noticed that you’re more courageous when you’re acting on behalf of someone else? In college I had the privilege of interning for an executive who was as bold as she was successful. She ran her department at a tech company with precision, and she was

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The Jacob Money Type: Embrace the Desire to Bring Beauty to the World

Without Jacob types, the world is just a bit drabber. You’re often looked to as one who can turn an intense situation around, or perhaps come in with a fresh and innovative perspective on how to make a project, home, or situation turn toward beauty. Others may look at the way you relate to money

Stewardship Matters

Overspending and mindless shopping can be destructive habits, whether we have a little or a lot. In fact, mindless spending might even be a little easier to keep in check when money is very tight, or at least when credit is not readily available. The real problem comes for those of us with a little more to spend, those of

Breaking Busy: Love > Possessions

Sign up for the FREE #BreakingBusy mini course with Alli Worthington and get the BONUS Breaking Busy Guide! Enjoy this exclusive excerpt from Alli’s new book, Breaking Busy * * * I met my husband Mark on a blind date in a Cajun restaurant in Knoxville, Tennessee. From the moment I saw him, I knew he was the one

The Love of Money, Not Money, Is the Root of All Kinds of Evil

As a Christian, I am amazed how certain political and religious groups have decided that wealth is evil. Many of the heroes of biblical faith, of world history, and of our nation were very wealthy, including King David, Solomon, Job, and most of our Founding Fathers. There is a negative mind-set justifying money mediocrity that

Allowance and Kids: When, How Much, Where, and How

So when do we start giving kids an allowance? By first grade at the latest, though there is no harm in starting an allowance sooner. If a child can count and is asking questions about where money comes from and what things cost, then it’s time to begin. Kids who have gotten wise to the power of pestering parents

Discovering Your Kids’ Money Personalities

When we talk to others about their Money Relationships, we’re more interested in the “relationship” part than the “money” part. Money is a tool, a means to an end. And that end is always the relationship. You spend money on your spouse to demonstrate your love for him or her. You save money for your