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Should Christians Tithe?

Over the past couple of years four readers have submitted Spiritual Conundrums to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life about tithing. First, a reader named Lisa: Lee: I belonged to a Christian church for thirty years which was fundamentalist. My husband paid

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Pray to God, but Row Away from the Rocks

In recent news, Edgar Lungu, current president of the nation of Zambia, proclaimed Sunday, October 18, 2015, a day of prayer and fasting to save the kwacha. The kwacha is Zambia’s currency. You see, since the start of 2015, the

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Prosperity Gospel is Spiritually Bankrupt

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Richard Neer: Hi Lee, What is your position on Prosperity Gospel? I find the notion ridiculous, if not downright absurd! The premise that tithing

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Kindness and Caring in Business

Business and industry has gotten a reputation in some quarters as being a heartless, soulless behemoth whose only interest is in racking up money and profits for the people at the top. But even if that reputation may be partially

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Tommy Gilbert: The Curse of Free Money and Easy Living

Thomas Gilbert, Jr., 30, had everything. His father was a Wall Street multimillionaire. He grew up amid wealth and luxury. He had attended the best private schools, and graduated from Princeton University in 2009 with a degree in economics. He

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness . . . But Service Can

It’s a commonplace that money can’t buy you happiness. Studies show that people who win big in the lottery end out no happier than if they didn’t win. Razan Shalab Al-Sham had plenty of money. She grew up as the

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Invest in Kindness: Reap a 5,000% Return!

One fine day a couple of months ago (as I write this), Billy Ray Harris, a homeless man in Kansas City, Missouri, was sitting in his usual spot panhandling passersby for small change. It seemed like a fairly usual day

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Amazon vs. Walmart: The Spiritual Shift

The battle between Amazon and Walmart has become legendary. Google the two company names together, and you will find enough reading material to keep yourself out of mischief for the foreseeable future. However, this battle is also a legend in

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Nations are People, My Friend!

On December 31, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s speech, vowing that his country would open up a new phase and make a radical turn-around in its economy during the coming year. He also made overtures

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You Cannot Serve both God and Money

Here is a comment that jesusandthebible made on my article, “Is Wealth a Blessing or a Curse?” So you can love God and mammon, as long as your heart and character are right? But if your heart loves mammon–as well

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