Is There an OT and a NT View of Wealth?

I’ve had this question rattling around in my little noggin, so I wanted some of you smart readers to help me solidify some of my thoughts. Inevitably, when Christians have a discussion regarding Christian wealth, someone will point out all the characters in the Bible who were extremely wealthy.  However, there are a couple of things we need to keep in mind: 1.  Biblical narrative is not a … [Read more...]

Money and Missions | Does Money Help or Hinder?

In 2004, I wrote a 28 page term paper on the topic of missions and money. Don’t worry, I’ll spare you all the dry details. Today I’m just going to raise this issue, and in the future we may spend time addressing some of the possible solutions. + Quoting from my own words: In the fulfillment of the Great Commission, there is an unalterable relationship between missionary work and … [Read more...]

How Wealth Can Strengthen Your Relationship With God

Almost every day, my wealth causes me to say a little prayer.  The length and the words vary, but here is the essence of my prayer: “God, I thank you for all the ways you have blessed me.  You are an amazing God who has given me much more than I deserve.” Today I wanted to tell you how wealth can strengthen your relationship with God. Wealth is a constant reminder of God’s presence in your … [Read more...]