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Jesus Was Just Some Ancient Myth: Debate

Were the Gospels just a brilliant rip-off of other religious leaders and cults?

Video For Dummies: The “Fine Tuning” Of The Universe

Do we live in a Universe that has been finely-tuned to allow for our existence?

Truth Deniers Are Crying About Fake News

Do Christians traffic in Fake News? Absolutely.

What Is the Apocrypha And Why Should You Care?

So, what are these ancient “books” we call the Apocrypha?

How To Build A Simple Financial Plan

There was a time when I would encounter something about personal financial planning and my eyes would glaze over and my mind would wander like I was slogging through some treatise on the chemical structure of house paint.

Economics in One Lesson 2

Henry Hazlitt just might be the most brilliant economist you’ve never heard of.

Crossing The Line: Frugal To Stingy 5

I’m always up for discovering some great ways to save money, and over the years I’ve found out that many of the best ways to save money are also the simplest. And I’ll just say right off the bat that probably the overall simplest and most effective way to save money that has been revealed ...

Finding Things To Give? What’s Up With That? 2

Did you know that if you’re an average person living an average life in America right now, you probably have a standard of living that is better than 95 percent of the people who have ever walked on the face of this planet? That’s pretty awesome to think about, isn’t it? Sometimes I wonder, though, ...

Why You’ll Probably Need Less Money To Retire Than You’ve Been Told 5

Don’t let the “retirement police” sap your motivation to keep socking money away.   We’ve all heard it – that mantra that beats out from the gurus and pied pipers of the financial planning and “financial independence” world reminding us of the large sacks of cash that we’re going to need in order to “retire”. ...

It’s Never Too Late to Save for Retirement 9

Is it biblical to save and invest money for retirement? What about those Bible passages that seem to teach against saving and storing up for an earthly life? Well, here’s the bottom line: We can be savers and investors only if we are also givers. By acquiring the discipline to save for the future, we ...

Planning: Utilizing Money Now, Not Just in Retirement 8

In the late nineteenth century, an American traveler paid a visit to the influential Polish rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan, known popularly as the Chofetz Chaim. The American was astonished to see that this revered and renowned rabbi’s living space basically consisted of a simple room filled with books, a table and a bench. The curious ...

Allowance For Kids – Good or Bad Idea?

I’m a big believer in teaching kids how to manage money, and I think setting up an allowance for kids might be the single best tool you can give them to help them learn basic financial skills. I started giving my kids a share of the family war chest at an early age; as a ...

Can looking at life in the 1950’s in America teach us anything about today’s consumer culture?

I felt like messing with one of my kid’s mind the other day, so I sat down next to him on the couch, snatched the remote control and changed the TV channel from the kids show he was watching to that old 1950’s show “I Love Lucy”. To my disappointment, after being initially aggravated, my ...

I Need to Make More Money 8

Is it okay for a Christian to desire to make more money? Is it okay to want to be rich? Where exactly do we draw the line between “not rich” and “rich”? To put things in perspective, let’s first take a couple of seconds to answer these four questions: – Are you wearing clothes? – ...

The Demise of Social Security: Not With A Bang, But A Whimper

The Social Security program is on a long, slow path to oblivion.