It’s Not Your Money, Is It?

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Written by Stacy Myers, Contributing Writer A while back, there was this strangely annoying commercial on television for JG Wentworth. It’s a bunch of adults yelling out their windows about THEIR money. While the normal person would just find this commercial extremely dumb, I found it very bothersome. When I heard my pastor mention the commercial in one of his sermons about stewardship and giving, I really started thinking. The sad thing is this MY MONEY mindset is very prevalent today. Most of us consider […]

Shopping for Time – A Good Read for the Summer

Shopping for Time

Written by Sharon Kaufman, Contributing Writer The Theme of the Book One of my summer reads has been a small book that I’ve found to be most encouraging – Shopping for Time by Carolyn Mahaney and her three daughters. The premise of the book is founded on the text in Ephesians 5:15-16, which says, “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.” Carolyn writes about this verse, “This phrase, […]

From Innocence to Irresponsibility-A Frugality Story

Once upon a time there was a little girl who couldn’t understand why her clothes were bought at Value Village and Walmart, and why Santa didn’t bring the right brand name items on her Christmas list. She hurriedly rushed out to spend every cent of her meager allowance on the cheap thrills of a 12 year old- comics, make-up, earrings and the like. She believed that having an income of her own was her ticket to financial fulfillment. And so, at the age of 12 […]