Posts Tagged "priorities"

Taxes, tithes and offerings

Posted on 22 Feb 2012 in Blog, Featured

Taxes, tithes and offerings

Attempts are often made to base one’s understanding of giving on the Old Testament regulations to the Israelites. Summarizing the Mosaic texts regarding taxes, tithes and offerings, Craig Blomberg highlights their complexity, and provides a framework for culturally-sensitive application. This article is from our weekly newsletter – Money Moment with Crown. It was originally sent out to subscribers on 19 February 2012. Click here, if you wish to subscribe to it.   THE NUMBER AND...

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In order to generate wealth we have to work

Posted on 15 Feb 2012 in News

In order to generate wealth we have to work

Crown Reunion in Switzerland as reported by Horst Reiser “The world system and God’s system are reverse”, stated the financial consultant Kurt Buehlmann on Saturday (28 January) in Zurich at the annual CROWNLife Reunion for individuals and families. More then 80 participants learned about values that are worth investing into, how to live in financial freedom and what God thinks about wealth. A similar meeting was held the previous Tuesday with around 40 pastors and church leaders...

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A Good Story, Hijacked

Posted on 9 Jan 2012 in Blog

A Good Story, Hijacked

Imagine a movie being made out of your life, asks author Donald Miller. What would make it an interesting or boring one?   This article is from our weekly newsletter – Money Moment with Crown. It was originally sent out to subscribers on 9 January 2012. Click here, if you wish to subscribe to it.   LAST YEAR, I had to go through all twelve months of my bank statements and highlight anything I could write off. At first I started the assignment sort of excited, because I thought I...

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What do we do?

Posted on 4 Nov 2011 in Blog, Featured

What do we do?

  Craig L. Blomberg concludes his overview of a Biblical theology of stewardship with an exhortation to believers to be remoulding the church into a counter-cultural community.   This article is from our new weekly newsletter – Money Moment with Crown. It was originally published on 4 November 2011. Click here, if you wish to subscribe to it.   …We have barely even scratched the surface of possible applications in a more public or secular arena. For example, are we...

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Austrian man gives all his money away!

Posted on 13 Sep 2011 in Blog, Featured

Austrian man gives all his money away!

by Peter Briscoe   Karl Rabeder, a 47-year-old Austrian man gave away his entire ?3 million fortune last year after concluding that his wealth and lavish spending were keeping him from real life and happiness. Karl Rabeder told The Daily Telegraph (London), “I had the feeling I was working as a slave for things I did not wish for or need. … It was the biggest shock in my life when I realized how horrible, soulless, and without feeling the ‘five-star’ lifestyle is.” His money now...

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