Christians and Tipping

  Every other summer, the ministry I work for invades the college town of Fort Collins, CO. For the months of June and July, about 1000 of us (and our many children) come live and study on or near the campus of Colorado State University. During the last week of July, another 4000 (again, plus […]

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How Much Would It Take?

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about feeling wealthy—as opposed to actually being wealthy—called “The Relativity of Prosperity.” Now it’s déjà vu all over again. In March Fidelity Investments released the results of their latest Millionaire Outlook, “an in-depth survey analyzing the investing attitudes and behaviors of more than 1,000 millionaire households.” […]

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Is It Okay To Be Rich?

I recently posted about how two of Randy Alcorn’s books significantly shaped my life. I also recommend his blog, Eternal Perspectives. Alcorn mostly writes about his passions: generous living, heaven, and the pro-life movement. His latest book—which he has been posting about recently—is called If God Is Good: Faith in the Midst of Suffering and […]

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The Relativity of Prosperity

The Wall Street Journal published an article last week entitled, “Wealth-Less Effect: Earning Well, Feeling Otherwise”. It’s about how Americans who make close to the bottom of the salary cutoff for President Obama’s proposed tax increase—$250,000 a year—are feeling. The article features one particular family of five who live in Sieverville, TN, and make right […]

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