The Simplicity and Complexity of Debt

Debt. It's a huge issue facing North American Christians and churches.  It is debt that is choking.  Straining.  And burdening so many people. Debt is consuming resources like money, time, mental energy, and focus.  Those resources ought to be devoted to other more important things.  But they can't because future funds have already been committed to pay for things people couldn't afford … [Read more...]

Coming Soon. Transforming Your Financial Diet

I believe there is a tremendous amount of potential good that can be done by Christians who intentionally embrace a simple life so they can participate in generous giving. Over two years ago I sat down to attempt to write a book that would teach Christians about the value of a simple life and how to live a simple and generous life. That book, Transforming Your Financial Diet: 7 Steps to … [Read more...]

Getting Out of Debt: One Simple First Step

I have previously mentioned that debt is something many of us find ourselves ‘in’.  We often never really intended to get here, but lo and behold, so many are bogged down in differing depths of debt.  If you are currently under a heavy burden of debt I encourage you to continue reading. How do you start getting out of debt? The first exercise doesn’t really involve doing anything (initially), … [Read more...]