Tag: debt free

The Fiscal Cliff and You

You hear about it on the news all of the time. You read about it in the newspaper. But what is “The Fiscal Cliff”? Go back in time to August 2, 2011. The United States had hit the debt ceiling.…

Giving Thanks

  Evan Leeson via Compfight Thanksgiving Day. Most American children grew up hearing about the Pilgrims and the Indians celebrating Thanksgiving at Plymouth. The first nation wide Thanksgiving celebration was declared by George Washington “as a day of public thanksgiving and…

I Have a Confession to Make

Wow! It’s already May. This year is simply zooming by — especially since I have so much going on. But, I have a confession to make… As it stands right now on paper, I am not debt free. But, I…

The High Price of Higher Education

When I went to college a few years back (literally, I didn’t go to college until 25 years after graduating from High School!), I went to our local community college. By taking advantage of their education program for working adults,…

The Money Maze: How I Got Into Debt

Debt. It’s obviously a HUGE issue. And the debt of the United States is the number one news story on MSN right now. I’m writing this article Monday night. Today the House of Representatives passed a bill to raise the…

Living on Credit

Some Christians worry that being in debt is a sin. Well, my Bible doesn’t say that. In fact, Deuteronomy 28:12 and 13 says: “The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy…

The Miracle of Tithing

Many Christians struggling with debt also struggle with the concept of tithing. Many find it difficult to even consider giving 10 percent of their increase (or income) to God when they don’t know how they are going to pay the mortgage and buy food for their families. I know. I’ve been there. Yet, tithing is the foundation of Christian living and the cornerstone of Christian finance.

Is Debt a Sin?

I know there are a lot of people who believe that debt is a sin. I have to go by what God’s Word says. Just what does the Bible say about debt?