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Are Women Prepared for the Financial Decisions They’ll Face?

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When it comes to the topic of money, women aren’t just a factor, they’re a driving force. Women now own just over half of all personal wealth in the U.S., and researchers say that by 2030, that number will rise to more than two-thirds. As their roles grow and change, are women prepared for the financial decisions they’ll face? Women …

Who Needs Your Generous Words?

Who Needs Your Generous Words?

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Until recently, I only knew that in the early days of the church, he sold a field and gave the money away. After hearing a sermon from Dr. Jonathan Murphy, I realized Barnabas had a lot to teach me about generous living. A life marked by kindness Barnabas was originally named Joseph from Cyprus. Acts 4:36 tells us that the …

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Choosing Faith Over Fear

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What are you afraid of? If you’re like me, that’s probably a pretty easy list to make. Whether it’s the stock market roller coaster ride, worries about health, the well-being of my children, or simply the possibility of failing at my next assignment, fear often lurks just one thought away. Have you even been afraid of giving? Has there ever …

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Are You Maxed Out?

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Did you complete your financial giving and your volunteering for this year? Are you feeling the joyous pleasure of giving that is aligned with your purpose and passion? Or are you careening into the beginning of the year frustrated and unsure of whether your giving is enough? As we approach a new year, we have a wonderful opportunity to reflect …

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When You Tell God, “I will never _________,” He laughs.

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Have you noticed that God has a sense of humor? Many of the times I’ve said, “I will never….,” it bounces back into my life as the Lord gently nudges, “Yes, you will. You will actually love it because I know how I’ve wired you, my daughter.” I uttered one of my “I will nevers” when reading the following short …