If You Can’t Take It with You…
If you’ve been a follower of Jesus for a while, you know that the Bible says a lot about money and how we should use it. The central biblical theme is that our money is really God’s. He entrusts it to us to use according to his plans, not ours. We call this stewardship. “Your” money is a tool with a fixed expiration date. You only get to use it in this life. When you wake up, the only thing that will matter about the money you had is what you did with it. [read more]
Help Your Kids Be Like Jesus. Teach them to Save and Give.
As a missionary, you may be skeptical about the idea of teaching your kids to manage money. One reason may be that you don’t have much discretionary income, but handling money wisely helps us to follow Jesus more closely. [read more]
Easter: A Time to Show Sacrificial Love
Easter is a time that you and I can show the people in our lives what God’s love looks like. The options are endless. And the impact can be eternal. [read more]
Is It Bad to Use Credit Cards?
Ever wonder how much your kids learn by watching what you do? Some years after our kids left home, we had a conversation with them about the use of credit. Based on what they saw growing up, they thought borrowing money and using credit cards was bad. That misperception was our bad. [read more]
No Matter Where You Live, Technology Brings Banking to Your Fingertips
If you live and work outside the US, you may remember the days when easy access to financial services was just a dream. Well, this is one dream that came true thanks to today’s online and mobile banking services. [read more]