The 7-Day Financial Makeover

Do Christians handle their money any different than the way non-Christians do? No, according to Eric Hoogstra, the author of The 7-Day Financial Makeover. How sad. Continue Reading ->

Win a Free Copy of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook

During the month of October, I’m giving away TEN copies of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook, by Austin Pryor, to my readers (this means you). Continue Reading ->

Wisdom Meets Passion

I’ve been a big fan of Dan Miller for over 10 years, and am excited about the release of his newest book, Wisdom Meets Passion. Co-written with his son, Jared Angaza, Wisdom Meets Passion will help you discover how to make a difference – and a living – from pursuing your passion. Continue Reading ->

The Money Wise Pastor Meets The Wealthy Barber – Book Review

One of my favorite personal finance books is The Wealthy Barber, written by David Chilton. It’s one of my faves not because it is the most comprehensive money guide I’ve ever read, but because it was one of the first – back in my early 20’s. Too bad I didn’t put into practice anything I […] Continue Reading ->

Costco Travel Review: I Saved 10% on a Rental Car through Costco

I’m embarrassed to say that I’ve been a member of Costco for several years and have never used the Costco travel services until today. I just booked a premium SUV rental car and saved 10% over the cheapest rate available anywhere else. Su-weet! If you’re a regular here at Money Wise Pastor, you know I […] Continue Reading ->

Book Review: Smart Church Management by Patricia Lotich

Here is a review I wrote recently at Amazon.com for the book Smart Church Management, by Patricia Lotich.  I’m glad to count Patricia as a new friend, and I heartily recommend this book for pastors and church leaders and administrators everywhere! You could read dozens of books on church management, leadership and administration today, or […] Continue Reading ->

Best Money Blog Posts of the Week

On Saturdays here at Money Wise Pastor I like to share some of the best money blog posts of the week from other money sites I follow: Your Smart Money Moves provides easy to follow answers to the question, “I need a budget:  where do I start?” Krantcents shares tips on healthier living in The Google Diet. Continue Reading ->

Praying the Seven Last Words of Christ

My friend Mark Wilson has a blog for pastors in small and rural communities called Revitalize Your Church. This week he shared a great article for Holy Week on praying the seven last words of Christ. Continue Reading ->