Disclaimer: I received a digital copy of an earlier edition of this book for free in exchange for my unbiased review. As you may have noticed, I’ve been putting these book reviews up once a month. It allows me time to really read through them and think about the message each author has before I […]
We’re actively deciding not to retire early, even though we know it’s possible. Are we crazy?
You know what’s crazy? When Rachel and I got married, we owed more to creditors than we make in a year. Even if we gave every single penny to them before we bought food, shelter, or anything else for an entire year, we still wouldn’t have been out of debt. But, you know what else […]
If you’ve been following this blog for any length of time, you’ll know that we’re following Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps in our effort to clean up our finances and ultimately start building wealth. And if you know anything about Dave Ramsey, you’ll have heard him refer to various parts of the Christian bible as the […]
Most of us know that the bible instructs us to share our wealth with those who don’t have as much. But beyond that, there’s no shortage of disagreement on the particulars. How much are we supposed to give? Do we give directly, or through a local (or international) church or charity? Who even qualifies as […]
A few days ago, I had the… opportunity? to go through an abandoned hotel. It hadn’t been abandoned very long, and I was going through it to make sure that no one had broken back in to try and live in it. For some context, it helps to know that I’m a security officer, and […]
God loves a cheerful giver. Maybe you’ve heard that before. Maybe you feel instantly put off by it, or even offended by it. After all, if God is so rich, why does He need our money? And can’t He see that I’m up to my eyeballs in debt? I’ll give when I’m rich and can afford […]