Whose Kingdom is it anyway?
I just stumbled upon an interesting quote from Margaret Sanger, the woman who started Planned Parenthood. In her book first published in 1920, Woman and the New Race, she shared what she believed would be the outcome of legalized birth control and abortion: “[Because of birth control], child slavery, prostitution, feeble mindedness, physical deterioration, hunger, […]
Kingdom Calling vs Financial Advisors: Debt or Wealth – What’s the Focus?
Some Financial Advisors out there are so focused on debt reduction, that they can hamper your ability to make money. Why? Because they’re people. And like anybody, their behavior can be conditioned by experience. But when that experience is irrelevant to your financial situation, it can condition some to be inefficient. Take the example of […]
The Parable of the Sower (Matt. 13:1-23)
After Jesus was challenged in Ch 12, Pt 1 and Pt 2, He began teaching in parables. The seed sown in good soil Today we’ll cover the Parable of the Sower and what it takes to receive the blessings of God. There is one more interesting thing to note first from the context of chapter […]
Kingdom Calling vs Financial Advisors: Whose Side Are They On?
Financial Advisors – even the best of them – are incentivized to either sell you products owned by their companies, or in the case of many “fee only” advisors, steer you away from the best products because they too have “fees.” What is apparent in both of these situations is that what is absolutely best […]
Jesus Challenged: Part 2 (Mt 12)
Matthew 12 Yesterday, we looked at the Pharisees challenge to Jesus’ legitimacy. Today we’ll look at the challenges to His Spirit and Wisdom and to His relationship. 2. Jesus had His spirit and wisdom challenged for the Pharisees did not understand how God was bringing His Kingdom reign. The Kingdom of God has its governmental […]
Kingdom Calling vs Financial Advisors: God First
Financial Advisors will often say they are customizing a plan to you, but really have a one size fits all model that At Kingdom Calling, we examine how the pieces of your life fit together to create your unique calling they plug you into based upon your age and how you answer a simple “risk […]
Jesus Challenged: Part 1 (Mt 12)
Matthew 12 Yesterday, we discussed Jesus’ teaching that Kingdom life is actually quite simple and is a life of peace. In this whole chapter, scenarios were presented one after another in which some core values and ways of the Kingdom were challenged by religious, unenlightened minds. These men adhered to the traditions of man and […]
Kingdom Calling vs Financial Advisors: Risk
Most financial advisors lead people to produce financial plans that are fraught with risk. When it comes to “Protection,” such as insurance, financial advisors typically choose to offer plans in which you end up paying the highest premiums for the lowest benefit – exactly as the insurance companies like it. Using these plans people usually […]
The Easy Life in Jesus (Mt 11:18-30)
Matt. 11:18-30 Yesterday, we spoke of the spiritual life that our Messiah calls us to. Today Jesus teaches us how to seek and find Him and then to achieve a peace and rest in Him. I think this is what many in the world are looking for…a life with less stress, more peace and rest! […]
Kingdom Calling vs Financial Advisors: A Better Way
Almost all financial advisors recommend that you invest your money in the stock and bond market, usually through mutual funds, although it could be through wrap accounts, managed accounts, or in individual stocks and bonds. All of these options are subject to the schizophrenic, emotional roller coaster of the markets. As you know well, the […]