Finances

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I Lost a Huge Sum of Money, but God Looked After Me

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At the start of 2021, I had to leave my job amid the pandemic because I had to go back home to help with a family affair. I couldn’t imagine how I was going to find my next job.

5 Budgeting Tips for Tough Times

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These days, it can feel like we need to withdraw from our life…
A woman looking worried while counting her money

When You Can't Live the Life You Want

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“When is Wati’s last day?” I asked my husband, frustrated. I knew that Wati, the domestic helper my husband had hired, would not be leaving anytime soon, but I wanted my husband to know that I was annoyed with him for hiring her without my consent.
woman counting the money and doing some records for spending

Should Christians Seek Financial Freedom?

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Every time I log on to my social media accounts, I spot ads like these everywhere. After seeing so much along the lines of, “Hustle, and your future self will thank you for it,” I began to feel an itch and wonder how I could increase my own wealth. Seeing how well my business and investment friends were doing, I couldn’t help but feel dissatisfied with where I was.
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When I Argued with My Husband About Money

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In February, my husband had a seizure due to stress. He had not been coping well with all the changes at work and ended up leaving his job in March. Since then, he has been searching for a job, but with the pandemic, the job market has been bleak. And so, I thought we would need to be more prudent with our expenses while we live on my income. But he was not willing to compromise on a significant expense—to let go of the helper who had joined us for just a couple of months. It frustrated me that he refused to listen to my explanation and proposals.

4 Truths to Guard Your Mind Against Destructive Thoughts

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Just a scroll on social media is enough to put our confidence to shame. Even though we know that what we see on social media only displays the “truths” that others wish to portray, sometimes we can’t help but get sucked into its trap. Let me paint a picture of some of my thoughts when I don’t guard my mind against the destructive nature of social media.
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How to Trust God with Your Finances

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My entire life, I have been trained to aim for financial security. “You’re saving for an emergency,” my parents would say—which of course made no sense to me at the time. Now, though, is a different story.

God's Shocking Reminder When I Felt Cheated by My Friend

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I was very angry, and her reply played on my mind. But I reminded myself not to follow my emotions. I tried to calm myself by doing some exercises. That was when I felt like God saying to me in my heart: “Charles, aren’t you often like this?” “What do you mean, God?” I was confused.
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5 Steps to Handling Money Well

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Money. Practically speaking, we need it to live. We use it to get food, clothes. . . to secure a place to live. To some extent, it influences nearly every decision we make every day. How can Christians keep something so pervasive from becoming an unhealthy, idolized presence in our lives?