When a man retires at sixty-five, studies show his chances of having a fatal heart attack immediately double. Our minds and bodies weren’t made to be shut down. Nowhere in Scripture do we see God calling healthy people to stop working. So before we think about saving for retirement, we should reexamine our thinking about retirement itself. How much of what we think and assume...
Author: Randy Alcorn
Recession can bring stress to any family. How can we learn to communicate our financial priorities, budget our funds, save for the future and give to the poor? Drs. Roger and Julie Barrier talk about the ins and outs of family finances.
Every pastor needs safe people in his congregation to listen, love and support him. Ralph Tacker, father-in-law of Roger Barrier, chats about the pastors he has loved and the ways laymen can encourage their leaders.
Topic: Pastoral Ministry
Dear Roger, What are the key truths that guide your life? What words define you as a husband, Christian and pastor? Love, Rachel Dear Rachel, These are the words that have guided my spiritual life, ministry and family. They are my my life-messages. I would write them on my tombstone. Love, Roger Spirituality Everyone is just as spiritual as he/she wants to be. ...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
Paul teaches the secret of contentment in his letter to Philippians. Paul's thorn is revealed and grace is described as the release of power to sustain you in every circumstance.
An idol is usually a good thing that becomes a god thing. We worship what we love and pursue most with our hearts and our actions. God says it is good to tithe, spend, save, invest, and give generously. But we must not love it place hope in it, or be enslaved by it.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Luke 18:18-30, Matthew 6:9-29, Matthew 19:22, 2 Corinthians 8:1-5, 2 Corinthians 9:6-12
"Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands." Proverbs 14:1 Is there anything about my speech, actions, dress, or attitudes that could defraud the men around me? Am I building up my “house”—home, work place, church,—(vs. tearing it down)? Am I taking in sensual...
Author: Nancy DeMoss
Having money to spend is power and the way we spend it impacts people's lives. The prophet Micah teaches that we must live a life in submission to God's will, treat people with grace and compassion and never ignore injustice. Help the poor and vulnerable.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: Micah 6:8, Psalm 146:7-9, Deuteronomy 10:17-18, Job 29:12-17, Job 31:13-23
Is debt inevitable or is it often incurred to buy things we want rather than need? Three lies credit card companies tell us are as follows: debt is a tool and should be used to create prosperity. You should get a credit cared to build your credit rating. You are always going to have a car pa yment. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship . Used by permission. Featured...
Speaker: Pete Briscoe
Scripture: Deuteronomy 28:12-13, Nehemiah 5:1-5, Proverbs 22:7
The Kingdomnomics series features the teachings of Jesus regarding finances. His parables provide valuable insight into the stewardship of our resources. Managing money God's way leads to abundant living.
Scripture: Matthew 26:27-28, Leviticus 27:30, Genesis 14:11-20