Are you satisfied?

“He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this too is vanity.” Ecclesiastes 5:10

People who love money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income

Money is a tool to use.

Even in our pursuit of financial freedom, we must never allow money or wealth become the end-goal. It is only a means to a different end: freedom to pursue God’s calling in your life; freedom to give generously; freedom from poverty and its added stresses and anxieties; a legacy of ministry for future generations…

If money for money’s sake is the goal, you will never be satisfied!

What is your end-goal?

As Iron Sharpens Iron…

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.”
– Proverbs 27:17

Iron Sharpens Iron

Many pastors work in isolation… especially when it comes to our struggles and weaknesses.

That’s why I’ve created Clergy Financial Coaching–to destigmatize clergy financial struggles and help pastors find financial wholeness.

And I’m excited about our brand new online community, Solomon’s Court, where we can gather and sharpen each other–motivating, inspiring, and learning from each other as we seek God’s wisdom and find financial freedom.

Register to post, share your journey, ask questions, give answers, encourage others…

Solomon’s Court is completely free! And it’s a great way to help us all learn from each other…
As iron sharpens iron.

 

Generosity

Generosity can come back to bless you in powerful ways!

“One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.”
-Proverbs 11:24

Generosity

Generosity lifts us beyond ourselves and allows other blessings to enter our lives.

Grasping on to our money might make us feel safer, but a stingy mentality cuts off the avenues and relationships that God naturally uses to bless us.

Don’t Give Up

“Let us not become weary in doing good,
for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”

– Galatians 6:9

don't give up

Don’t give up!

Budgeting is hard at first. It takes a while to get it right.
Getting out of debt can be a boring, grinding slog!
Putting money away today for retirement doesn’t sound like a lot of fun.
Tithing can be scary when you don’t have any extra margin.
Writing and publishing your book are daunting tasks!

Don’t give up on doing the right things. You will finally have a lot to show for your efforts if you just keep going!

Sometimes you just need someone to be there to cheer you on and motivate you to keep moving forward, even when the going gets tough. Do you have a coach or mentor to keep you on track?

Burning Your Candle at Both Ends? Good!

“Sow your seed in the morning, and work at something different in the evening; for you do not know which activity will succeed–whether this one or that one–or whether both will prosper equally.”
– Ecclesiastes 11:6

Ecclesiastes 11:6

Are you a bivocational pastor? This verse is about work diversification – not putting all of your eggs in one basket…

Do your regular work AND see what else you can do that might bring you success.

As a pastor that might mean that you also have a job on the side or that you’re steadily writing your novel or turning your sermons into a book manuscript. You might be starting up a coaching business or creating a podcast…

Do your regular work AND do something else… You don’t know which one will succeed. And maybe both will do equally well.

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