Month: November 2020

Clarity From Crisis

During the height of crisis, it is hard finding a way forward, as if we are looking through a darkened window. Most people are ready for 2020 to be over. It has been a hard year for most everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to its knees in many ways, at least for…

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Toward A Healthy Church Budget

One of the hardest (and saddest) things I have witnessed in my life was the decline and eventual death of my grandmother. As a teenager, I watched cancer ravage her body. We prayed she wouldn’t suffer much and, thank the Lord, she didn’t. However, her decline in physical vitality was real and painful to watch….

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Student Loan Debt

It seems that student loan debt just keeps climbing year after year. And the more it grows the longer it takes for our students and parents of students to climb out from under it. A study by Pew Research Center found that the number of students taking out student loans for college has grown over…

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