Treasures in Heaven |The Role of Self in Giving

Even though it’s a very important biblical concept, I don’t often talk about the importance of building up treasures in heaven. Honestly, it’s a topic I don’t really know how to properly address in a way that honors God and promotes generous giving.  For lack of a better word, it just seems off to make your primary reason to give because of what you’ll get. However, as Christians what we … [Read more...]

How to Deal with Criticism (No, it doesn’t involve brandishing any weapons)

I got some true blue criticism this week, and at first I didn’t feel like I handled it very well.  Now, after a day, the dust is settling and I feel much better.  I feel like I found some good steps to help me work through the process.  In today’s post, I want to reflect on that experience. I don’t want to share all the gory details for everyone, so I’ll give you a quick overview so you can … [Read more...]

6 Reasons to Use Skype When Making Business Related Calls from Home

Inevitably, it is going to happen.  Someone is going to mess up your order, billing, delivery, or even the product itself.  Life is always filled with mistakes.  As such, you will have the responsibility to follow up with a call with the company to try and sort out the mess. When that happens, Skype is a great tool for making all business related calls. Why Making Business Calls With Skype … [Read more...]

Bible and Money Page Updated | My 10 Favorite Bible and Money Posts

Today I just want to give you a quick update to let you know that I’ve recently updated my Bible and Money page.  The Bible and Money page is a collection of most of the Bible and Money articles I’ve published on this blog.  The more articles I write, the more selective I am about what gets included on this page.  Anyway, if you haven’t checked it out lately, you should take a look. The page … [Read more...]

Why I Don’t Eat Canned Meat | Borrowing & Slavery Follow-up

I was recently reading a new blog I just started following, and in one of the posts, he said bloggers need to emphasize things they don’t do. I think that’s great advice.  By letting you know what this blog is not, you can get a better understanding of what it is. What’s Wrong With Craig? Sometimes I think the best way to describe me is that I am a blogger who obviously woke up on the wrong … [Read more...]

Faith Based Investing | Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

Some months ago the Consumerist Commentary had a post that introduced faith shares. I have previously mentioned that I am yet to be convinced that faith based investing (in the strictest sense) is right for me at this time. That said, I respect anyone who feels convicted to show their faith in this way. Different Types of Faith Based Investing Options When I visited a faith based investing … [Read more...]

How to Have a Sucessful Garage Sale

This is the second of a three part series where we will help you declutter your house, save money, and make money.  Three of the best ways to sell junk things are (1) Ebay – www.ebay.com (2) Garage Sale (3) Craigslist – www.craigslist.org.  Stay tuned this week for the next posts.  Scheduled to post May 23rd, 2009. Article #1: Sell Something on Ebay.  Ebay article you can read it … [Read more...]