Wouldn’t it be nice if having a relationship with God meant never having to worry or stress about money again?
Actually, that’s possible. But not because God fills our bank account with money when we surrender our lives to Him. Like with every aspect of our lives, God wants a relationship with us in which we are dependent on Him, and trusting Him with all that we have. He wants us to keep Him as our God, not what we have or what we’d like to have
Like most people in their 20s, I rent. The Urban Institute in the US found that homeownership among millennials is at 37%—that’s eight percentage points lower than previous generations. In the UK it’s a pretty similar story. In fact, there’s even a name for this phenomenon—they call us “generation rent.”
Some read the story of the widow giving two small coins all wrong (Mark 12:42). Some see it as Jesus okaying giving the Lord next to nothing. Truth is, He is applauding the woman for giving her all to God.
Dear Roger, Dealing with finances is so confusing to me. I’m trying hard to minimize my spending, but I always seem to spend everything I make. My credit card debts are increasing. I’d like to have money to give to people in need and to support ministries, but I never have enough. Can you help?
Christian couples should be able to talk about anything together, yet many couples still do not feel comfortable talking about their finances… especially when their financial priorities aren’t aligned.