“I kept meaning to share Jesus with her,” my brother in Christ told me, “but the time never seemed right. She knew I was active at Faithbridge, and I’m pretty sure I invited her to come, but I always felt awkward, waiting for the ‘right time’ to share the gospel.”
In an American culture in which significant relationships are hard to form, most churchgoers have had at least some success at making friends at church,” said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. “But the majority aren’t as confident as they could be about the significance of those relationships.”
Dear Dave, I’ll be retiring in the next couple of years. When I leave my job, we will have a yearly income of $65,000 through my pension. I don’t think we need an emergency fund with such a dependable, steady income stream like that, but my wife disagrees. She says she would feel safer if we had money set aside just for the unexpected. What do you think we should do?
My husband and I were listening to your radio show the other day. In it, you were speaking to a lady about buying a home.
Dear Dave, I’ve started following your plan, and I’ve got a beginner emergency fund of $1,000 saved. Now that I’m ready to start paying off debt in Baby Step 2, do you recommend paying off credit card balances before or after closing the accounts? Maeve Dear Maeve, I’m really proud of you. Congratulations on starting […]
Dear Dave, I’m just starting my debt-free journey and trying to lay out a budget. What are your thoughts on budget billing for utilities? Ryan Dear Ryan, I think it’s wonderful! There’s absolutely nothing wrong with it at all. For a lot of folks, especially those in your situation, it helps smooth out utility payments […]
Most Protestant pastors feel confident about the discipleship taking place in their churches. But there’s still plenty of room for growth, according to a new study from LifeWay Research.
Dear Dave, As a business owner, how do you find a life balance between work and home? I have my own small business, and sometimes I feel like I’m putting in too much time at the shop and not spending enough time with my husband and kids. Molly
I’m an admissions counselor for a university, and I make $37,000 a year. I spend a lot of time on the road, and I’m trying to get out of debt, but I have one credit card I’m still using for travel expenses. The university refunds me for these expenses, which always run $300 to $400 per trip, but usually it takes about three weeks for this to happen. Do you have any advice for someone in my situation?
Pastor Jack Peters wanted his congregation to have a “face” for this year’s Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions, so he invited nearby church planter, Josh Crans, to come speak at his church as part of a “Ministry Exchange” sponsored by the Baptist Resource Network (BRN) of Pennsylvania/South Jersey.