Choosing Meaning Over More Part II

Choosing Meaning Over More Part II

This is the second half of the challenge “Choosing Meaning Over More.” The last two items on the list are possibly the hardest, but also can be the most rewarding, and save the most money! 4. Expensive Getaways with Airbnb or Camping: When I was a teenager, I remember...
Choosing Meaning Over More This Summer: Part I

Choosing Meaning Over More This Summer: Part I

Living richly begins with the heart, not the wallet. But since many of you may be sitting down with your budgets for the summer before school is out, I thought it might be timely to look at a few ways to both shrink your bottom line and to grow your heart this summer....
Setting Hopes on God? or Riches?

Setting Hopes on God? or Riches?

Read: 1 Timothy 6:17-21 In the fall of 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the shores of the East Coast of North America, wreaking havoc on much of the mainland Carolinas, New Jersey, and New York. At the time, Grant and I were living in Princeton, New Jersey (about an hour...
Living Richly in the World

Living Richly in the World

Using our time, talents, gifts, and resources to further God’s kingdom Matthew 25:14-30 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. 15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to...
Living Richly in All Circumstances

Living Richly in All Circumstances

There is something about children that understands what it means to be content in all circumstances. I remember moving into our house in Colorado when I was thirteen (before I became a believer) and my sister was only eight. My parents had spent a year having their...
Living Richly with Others

Living Richly with Others

According to world hunger and poverty statistics, we currently produce enough food globally to feed about 10 billion people (about 1.5 times what is needed). And yet, about one sixth of the world’s population goes to bed hungry every night. I realize eating every last...