Category Archives: B&P Blog Post

About God’s Business Podcast: Discerning The Spirit Behind Money

About God’s Business Podcast:  Discerning The Spirit Behind Money Note: The Podcast Audio is at the bottom of the page. Money alone is not evil, or anything however many people make it an idol. There is a spirit that uses the money to control people. In my a previous blog “Is Money Evil?” and “The

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About God’s Business Podcast: Money, Commandments, and Heaven

Podcast audio is at the bottom of the page.  Many people believe people with money will get into heaven if they have money and follow the commandments.  However, there is more to this story, and the answer is not poverty. 23 And Jesus, looking around, *said to His disciples, “How hard it will be for those who

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About God’s Business Podcast: The Missed Message In The Rich Young Ruler

There is a passage of the Bible that talks about a rich man that approached Jesus (Yeshua).  There is a missed message in the rich young ruler’s interaction with Jesus.   Listen to the podcast at the bottom of the page.  Thank you. https://www.blueletterbible.org/kjv/mar/10/17/s_967017 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+10%3A17-31&version=NLT Many people are taught that poverty is the way to serve

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Getting A Grasp on The Emotions around Financial Management

Budgeting or financial management can encompass a range of emotions. I know it took a while to get a grasp on my feelings around financial management too. I often worried about money because my income was the only income I had for me and my boys and now my grandson. I used to have enough

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About God’s Business: Breaking the Hidden Strings of Money Control

Living in this world today is to determine where we will be in eternity. The world today will not last forever. We will not live multiple lives. We have one physical earthly life to decided our eternity for our spiritual life. I have had a sensitivity to this spiritual world as a little girl. Although

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How To Give Free Resources and Have Cash Flow

How many of us think, “what’s the catch?” when we see “Free.” And many business owners loath the clients who always try to get something for free (the poverty mindset).  But you can give free resources and have cash flow.  I have the heart of a giver but I did not know that there was

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Seek God’s Favor In Your Finances

I remember when I did not seek God’s favor in finances. Instead, I tried to carry it all on my own. And as the head of household and a sole entrepreneur in my own company, the responsibilities became more than I could handle. “If we seek good we find favor with God.” Proverbs 11:2 NIV.

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Financial Success Is Found In The Middle of Peace

It’s a wonder that doing less feels productive but somehow the world views it as lazy. “Less is more” is my focus for this year. I learned this principle by focusing on God.  I found financial success in the middle of peace. Because God is in all aspects of our lives His principles for everyday

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Successful Financial Strategies Keep It Simple

Successful financial strategies keep it simple. Last week we discussed creating multiple streams of income with wisdom. Most business owners begin working with multiple strategies that are distractions in their business. Multiple streams of income are birth from your current processes. What stream of income can you create that will not cause a financial hardship? What

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Christian Business Owners and Pricing- Is Money Evil?

Should Chrisitan business owners charge or is pricing greedy? Most Christians or Christ Followers always look at me like I am greedy when I say “you need to charge or increase prices.” Apparently, to place a price on a product or service is deemed greedy or evil. Unfortunately, most Christians misapply this Bible verse “The

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Breaking Old Beliefs to Increase Profits

May We covered “The Fallacy of the Competition Mindset”, “The Generous Side of the Spender’s Mindset”, “The Power of the Saver’s Mindset,” The Wisdom of the Investor’s Mindsets”. Mindsets are important because what we think and believe will impact our money. We often think the most important part of earning money is finding that magical

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The Power of the Saver’s Mindset

The saver’s mindset is a powerful mindset as this mindset knows the value of preparing for life. How often have you felt as if something unexpected always pops up? Perhaps, this is true because we are not thinking past the moment. I have also seen the downside of this mindset as extreme savers. As in

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Meals and Entertainment Deduction

  The number one most misunderstood, misused, and misapplied deductions are the meals, entertainment & mileage deductions.     Most people do not understand the deductions but I can’t say the IRS code has made it easy to understand either.  Often times, business owners, including independent contractors, avoid deducting meals or they deduct all meals.

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Bust The Debt Money Block

Bust The Debt Money Block Move the Debt Mountain- Busting Money Blocks Debt can eat up your extra money.  If you are in debt and receive an increase in income the responsibility to pay off the debt combined with garnishments can result in loss of the additional income. God did not mean for debt to be

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Increase Income and Lower Your Taxes

Knowing our value brings the benefits of increased income. However, the thought of increased income often brings up anxiety for many. The increase is desired but handling taxes on that income can be somewhat disappointing. Most taxpayers believe they have to pay at least 50% income tax on business income. Therefore, one of three things

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The Purpose of an Accountant

How do you view accountants? Some business owners view accountants as the tax collector and others believe they did not have taxes until they hired an accountant. Many business owners have no idea what an accountant does. Do you often wonder the purpose of an accountant or if you really need one? An Accountant is

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Increase Income by Avoiding Tax Myths

Tax Myths and emotional money mindsets play a major part in the amount of income we earn as well as the amount of taxes we project on future income. Saving money, protecting your money, and increasing your money all require effort. Money Myths and Mindsets Money myths and mindsets are terms I often use when speaking about

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