The Prison of Want

Real Wealth

"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where...

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Living on a Higher Standard

The first job God gave humans was to manage and take care of God's "stuff" on earth. This role has never been rescinded. It is a part of our purpose today. Everything we enjoy is to be treated as a trust that God has placed in our ands. The Bible says, "What do you...

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Switching Values

"Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him." -- 1 John 2:15I heard an interesting story recently.Two men apparently broke into a department store one night for some mischief.Only they...

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Financial Freedom

Having been raised/programmed with all the principals of a virtuous woman, Granny also lived in our home (a survivor of the Great Depression). Additionally, with four siblings, eight to nine people lived in our house at any given time. Parents being in mission work,...

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The Measure of Wealth

"and said: 'Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised.'" - Job 1:21Stanley Kresge was born on June 11, 1900 in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Albion College in 1923...

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