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Financial Freedom

How Safe is Your Vineyard?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, November 2010 Dear Friend in Christ: John Adams said, "The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred the laws of God, and that there is not [...]

How to Handle Your next Available Dollar…An Interview with Mark Biller

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2008 Whether looking for specific investment recommendations, or biblically-based financial teaching and perspective, every month, thousands of Christians rely on the counsel of Sound Mind Investing (SMI). The SMI [...]

Will Poverty Survive?

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2007 ...HOW CHALLENGERS SUCH AS MICROCREDIT AND THE ONE CAMPAIGN AIM TO UPLIFT THE WORLD'S POOR—AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU Could poverty disappear in our lifetime? Muhammad Yunus, [...]

A Season to Bless

Publication: Pastoral Letter, December 2006 Dear Friend in Christ: Our son Stephen and daughter-in-law Susanne have been asking Carolyn and me to take their daughter_our granddaughter, Grace_to see the bayous of South Louisiana where my [...]

Buying Back Your Budget…Is It Worth It?

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2006 THE REWARDS OF BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR YOUR BUSINESS If fiscal year and calendar year are the same cycle in your business, 2007's budget planning process might [...]

Getting Your Treasures into Heaven

by Gary Henley Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2006 HOW DO NEW TESTAMENT BELIEVERS INVEST? You’ve heard the saying, “You can’t take it with you.” Money is a major theme in our culture, and competition for it [...]