Author Archives: briansauder

What do I do with the surplus?

Almost all of my life I had been thinking in terms of just getting enough to get by. For example, in the area where we live it is common to cover the flower beds around the houses with bark mulch … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Prosperous Soul

On a trip to the nation of Israel I found the principle of “more than enough” alive in Jewish culture. Every Friday night the Sabbath celebration in a practicing Jewish home contains the giving of thanks to God for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

When You Have Money…You Can Live on Less

When my son was learning to play the trumpet we needed to purchase a trumpet for him. If we bought the trumpet outright and paid for it in full, it would cost us $400. However, if we did not have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

An Embarrassing Story

My wife and I have always supported missions as a regular part of our budget. This has been our life-style since the first year of our marriage. Even before we were married, as singles we supported missionaries because we had … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Wealthy Woman

C. Thomas Anderson is the founder and senior pastor of The Living Word Bible Church in Mesa, Arizona. He tells the story of a young man from his church who chose not to attend a wealth seminar they were putting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We Are Players on the Team

God loves the whole world but He has an agreement (or contract) with those of us who are Christians. Let me explain by talking about the owner of our local professional sports team. The owner has a general relationship with the fans … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Joseph from Arimathea Was Ready

Permit me to introduce a term that many Christians consider to be a selfish, secular term—financial independence. Let’s define “financial independence” as having the resources on hand that will be needed to obey God’s voice. Too many times we have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment