How Much Do World Series Tickets Cost?

The Detroit Tigers have swept the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series and are now on their way to the World Series. Which has me wondering how much World Series tickets cost, and whether I can afford them. Continue Reading ->

October is Pastor Appreciation Month

October is pastor or clergy appreciation month, a special opportunity for churches to say thanks and show appreciation to their pastor or pastoral staff for the work they do in providing leadership and spiritual care for their congregation. Continue Reading ->

Money Wise Pastor Has Joined the Yakezie Challenge

Here’s a hat tip to Free Money Finance for encouraging me to enroll in The Yakezie Challenge.  Yakezie is a blogging network designed to help personal finance and lifestyle bloggers to grow their blogs. I love that Yakezie’s motto is “Selflessly Helping Others.”  That is certainly a biblical principle that I aspire to live out […] Continue Reading ->

Anyone Else Attending the Christian Leadership Alliance Conference in Orlando?

Next week I’m attending the Christian Leadership Alliance conference in Orlando, FL. Hundreds of church pastors, denominational leaders, and Christian nonprofit leaders will be there from all over the U.S. Speakers at the 2012 CLA conference include religious and business leaders like: Continue Reading ->

The Financial 10 Commandments

I recently came across this list of “The Financial Ten Commandments.” They were taken from a message by Bill Hybels at Willow Creek Community Church (located in the Chicago area) in January of 1999. The Financial Ten Commandments Thou shalt work hard. Thou shalt establish a plan. Thou shalt avoid debt like the plague. Thou […] Continue Reading ->

Is Your Money Prepared for Disaster?

Earthquakes and hurricanes on the U.S.’s east coast this week remind us that disaster can strike at any time – and in places where you least expect it.  Everything that you own today could be wiped out tomorrow. Fox Business shared these quick tips to help you – and your money – prepare for the next […] Continue Reading ->

Money Wise Pastor – How to Contact Me

At some point along the journey, you may want to contact me here at Money Wise Pastor. That would be great – please do! You can reach me at rich(at)moneywisepastor(dot)com. Continue Reading ->

Money Wise Pastor – Why You Should Not Listen to Me

Last time, I put together a list of reasons why you might want to listen to me and become a reader here at Money Wise pastor. And now, here are a few reasons why you should NOT listen to me: I don’t have it all figured out yet when it comes to money and personal […] Continue Reading ->

Money Wise Pastor – Why Listen to Me?

Hi, my name is Rich and I’m the host here at Money Wise Pastor – a site dedicated to money and personal finance from a pastor’s perspective.  Our goal is to help pastors, missionaries and other ministry leaders to make all you can, save all you can, and give all you can (hat-tip to John […] Continue Reading ->

Welcome to Money Wise Pastor

Welcome to Money Wise Pastor, a site dedicated to money and personal finance from a pastor’s perspective – to help pastors, missionaries and other Christians to be financially faithful and financially free. We share strategies and ideas on topics like: Creative ways pastors can earn extra income Best jobs for pastors who are bi-vocational or […] Continue Reading ->