Dreaming of a Bright Financial Future?

Dreaming of a Bright Financial Future?

For many of us, Steven Covey has memorialized the phrase “keep the end in mind.” Sage advice indeed, but Coveys not the only one. Tony Robbins in his Unleash the Potential Within says the first of three steps toward success is “knowing what you want.” And so as not to...
Secure JOBS are Only in Your Rear View Mirror

Secure JOBS are Only in Your Rear View Mirror

It seems our collective culture is starting to come around to the fact that the well-paying, secure, JOBS with benefits of yesteryear are really becoming extinct for the majority of Americans. Even though we still grovel at the feet of potential giant employers like...
When Working Harder Works Against You!

When Working Harder Works Against You!

I grew up in a family and a church culture that valued hard work above – well, pretty much every other value, when it came to finances anyway. Therefore, for several decades, I operated under this core value that went like this – hard work will get you anywhere you...

Why the Worry Over Money?

Why the worry of over money issues and pressures when one of Jesus’ primary admonitions in Matthew 6 and Luke 12 was “don’t worry.” Well, I suspect a couple of primary factors are a radically changed economic reality and a financial blueprint which emphasizes the...
What’s Up With the Evangelical Churches?

What’s Up With the Evangelical Churches?

I pastored several evangelical churches in the fundamental, evangelical world from 1980 until my “repurposing” in 2013 (no golf course retirement in sight for this senior). I have great respect for the saints and leaders I worked with over the decades, for their...

My Money Story

I was a bi-vocational pastor for over three decades until my “retirement” in 2013. Retirement isn’t quite the right word. Retooled or repositioned may be a more appropriate description of my career journey and where I’m at today. You see, financially, I lived month to...
I Haven’t Seen It

I Haven’t Seen It

My newly married and youngest son is in the process of buying and flipping his third home. He and his new bride have a vision to be financially independent in their early thirties. He’s not a high paid college grad or entrepreneur raking in millions. In fact, he works...
“I Haven”t Seen It!”

“I Haven”t Seen It!”

My newly married and youngest son (24) is in the process of buying his second home. He and his new bride have a vision to be financially independent in their early thirties. He’s not a high paid college grad or entrepreneur raking in millions. In fact, he works for me...