Category Archives: Thoughts from Howard

Biblical Perspective On Paying Your Taxes

What is the biblical perspective on paying taxes? That is the same question that was asked of Jesus. “Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?. . . [Jesus] said to them, ‘Show Me a[Roman coin]. Whose likeness and inscription … Continue reading

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Is It Time For Plastic Surgery?

Will you be putting this on your store card today?  Oh, you don’t have one?  Well, if you apply for one today, we can give you $50 off your purchase! Well, if you’ve ever been shopping, I’m guessing that sales … Continue reading

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How To Overcome Financial Anxiety

  Do you every get anxious about your financial problems? If so, how do you overcome this anxiety in a healthy, biblical way?   Philippians 4:6-7 is one on the first verses I learned when I was 28 and initially … Continue reading

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4 Ways To Achieve Your Goals This Year

  Have you already broken your New Year’s Resolutions? You’re not alone. A study found only 8% of people keep their resolutions for four weeks!   I don’t do resolutions, but I’ve learned how to make real progress on achieving … Continue reading

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Teaching Your Teen To Be Money Smart

  When our children were teenagers, we learned that the key to successfully teaching them the biblical perspective of money making and God’s way of money management was to be MVP parents! The M stands for Modeling, the V stands … Continue reading

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When Interest Rates Go Up, What Goes Down?

  The Federal Reserve raised interest rates ¼ percent on Wednesday, and indicated they were going to raise rates three times in 2017. Since the election, rates on a typical 30-year mortgage have increased by about three quarters of a … Continue reading

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Attitudes In Giving

    Few areas of the Christian life can be more misunderstood and frustrating than that of generosity. My entire perspective changed after learning what the Bible actually teaches—suddenly I wanted to be generous. But then I was frustrated by … Continue reading

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