Monthly Archives: March 2017

what to give when you can’t give much

The Kingdom of Heaven is like unto a Kate Spade Gravy Boat. Imagine Ashley, invited to attend the wedding of her closest friend. Ashley is in her late twenties and has a good job, but because of a perfect storm … Continue reading

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prophets don’t have mortgages

 A part of Treasure & Ash, a series of short essays about money. Very few Old Testament prophets had an employee-sponsored retirement plan. The prophets of old didn’t have to worry so much about planning financially for an old age … Continue reading

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a better pie, not a bigger one

 A part of Treasure & Ash, a series of short essays about money. Give 10%, Save 10%, and live on the rest. Money teaches us that we’re always behind the ball. We never quite make enough; we haven’t saved enough, … Continue reading

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treasure & ash

To my mind, Ash Wednesday is a close third to Easter and Christmas among the liturgies of the Christian Year. Without a regular call to repentance and an annual profession of our corporate sins, our religious life is missing something … Continue reading

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