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Richard Devos – A Compassionate Capitalist

Richard DeVos, the Midwest entrepreneur, businessman and Christian died this week at 92. During the Depression, his father lost his job as an electrician and resorted to odd jobs. The family gave up its home and lived with relatives. The … Continue reading

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Joseph of Arimathea

Concerning an abundance mentality….there is 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

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El Shaddai in India

As I write this I am in India where we have just spent two and half days with pastors and apostolic leaders. I find this country so fascinating. Although it is still 85% Hindu, the grip of Hinduism is weakening … Continue reading

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From Scarcity to Abundance

You stare at your paycheck. Is it going to be enough? You look at the stack of bills on your desk. Somehow you are trying to balance what comes in with what goes out. Stop. Think bigger. God doesn’t want … Continue reading

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Acts of Compassion Require Money

If you have heard me teach on finances you have likely heard me say the phrase, “You can’t give what you don’t have”. I mean to say that a sincere Christian can have a great desire to help people or … Continue reading

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Abundance or Lack

How do we see the world? Is it from a place of abundance or a place of lack? When we have a mindset of lack we believe that everything is limited. However, when we have an abundance mindset, we believe … Continue reading

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Little Government, Big People

Once the Hebrews entered the Promised Land, God wanted them to live and govern themselves as free individuals. When they faced national problems He would raise up a judge to organize the people. Each judge was only able to rule … Continue reading

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