Rich Young Ruler | Reflections on a Few Interpretive Options

It's really impossible to talk about the Bible and money and not talk about a man commonly known as the Rich Young Ruler.  Wouldn't you feel cheated if you took a Bible class on the Bible and personal finance, and you never at least read that story?  I think for many of us, that this is a pinnacle story.  Within this story, we think there might be some really important lessons for our own … [Read more...]

Reflecting on the Graduated Tithe | Two Years Later

In one of my first articles, I introduced a concept called the Graduated Tithe.  It’s been nearly two years since I wrote that article, and over two years since my wife and I decided we wanted to implement the graduated tithe in our own lives.  In this post, I want to reflect on my current thoughts and assumptions regarding the graduated tithe. To be clear, I didn’t come up with the idea.  I … [Read more...]