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August 2011 Archives

GPS (God’s Parenting System) How to Develop Your Child’s Conscience

posted by chadhovind

God wants to develop our internal Navigation as well as help you develop you children’s. A well trained conscience helps a child know right from wrong, keep from being governed by their appetites (anger, overspending, greed, lust, etc), and how […]

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MOVE IT YOU ELF-WIT! The Power of MacGyver

posted by chadhovind

One of the benefits of a budget and a commitment to “spend less than you make” is developing resourcefulness.   My father was a master at teaching this to my brother, sister, and me.  He was and is a modern […]

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Budgeting: Stop the Bleeding and Arm the Photon Torpedoes

posted by chadhovind

How do you find economic and inner freedom?   How do you get ahead? How do you wrastle (that’s wrastle, not wrestle, if you say it with a southern accent it helps) the squealing pig of a budget and your spending.  Budgeting […]

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GPS: God’s Parenting System: Why We Must Explain the “Why” behind the “What” of our Parenting?

posted by chadhovind

If a child is to have his heart trained, he needs to know “why” a principle or virtue is true.  A child needs to know why saving, working, and generous giving is critical. A child needs to learn to cherish […]

GPS (God’s Parenting System) How Do You Train a Child’s Heart?

posted by chadhovind

I love my son Javan.  He is about to be 12.  He is one of the most tender-hearted, creative thinker, and hilarious people I know.   This year we decided to move to a new house and with that, we were […]

Why Free Market Capitalism is Moral, Just and Wise.

posted by chadhovind

We can’t turn on the news today without hearing questions about the economy. We hear words like socialism, capitalism, deficit spending, and devaluation of the dollar. What does it all mean? Does God address these modern economic issues at all? […]

GPS: (God’s Parenting System) What is the Destination of Good Parenting?

posted by chadhovind

God loves His children and longs to parent them. He longs to impart His Wisdom to their hearts. He longs to help them fall in love with Him.  God teaches us about faith, finances, and our future. The Bible offers a […]

Surfing Elephants Are the Problem

posted by chadhovind

What is the real cause of the United States Budget Crisis? What are the solutions? The Red States are calling for tax cuts. The Blue States are calling for increased unemployment. Both are ignoring the elephant in the room. Imagine […]

The Federal Reserve Left Bread Crumbs in the Milk

posted by chadhovind

A mother turns to her 8 year old son, “Did you drink milk out of the carton again?” “No mom, I didn’t drink out of the milk carton. You told me never to do that.”  “Why are there breadcrumbs floating […]

The Sandwich Board Guy Might Be Onto Something

posted by chadhovind

Remember those crazy preachers with a blow horn in one hand and a Bible in the other? They had some board strapped across them proclaiming the end of the world is near. They made predictions Jesus would come back in […]

Orphans are Hiding Hamburgers in their Mattresses and Need Radical Generosity

posted by chadhovind

My youngest son is adopted.  His birth-mother met with my wife and I last weekend. She has another child that she chose to keep.  We’ve kept in contact over the past two years and tried to help her.   We […]

Goderosity: The Call to God-sized Generosity

posted by chadhovind

Why would God want people to make money?  Why are there so many verses about being prosperous?  These are the verses televangelists use to manipulate people into “vows of faith” and money grabs.    These snake oil salesmen approach assume […]

Depressed About the Economy? Go Help Your Neighbor.

posted by chadhovind

The historian Josephus noted that Christians were radically generous, while Romans didn’t share any of their wealth with anyone. Christ-followers were so taken that their Savior who was rich became poor to make them rich in God, that they willingly […]

Greed is Not Good, But Self-Interest is Not All Bad.

posted by chadhovind

       The movie, Wall Street, made famous the phrase, “Greed is Good” and launched a wave of ambition and selfishness across the United States. But, Jesus tells us to “Beware the many faces of greed.” The New Testament […]

The End of The World – As We Know It

posted by chadhovind

        Does the Bible have anything to say about the times we live in today? Often Biblical prophecy experts weave together charts and diagrams about the end times, leaving everyone shaking in their boots with fear. The Bible […]

Government and Taxes

posted by chadhovind

Remember the black knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail?  They cut off his arm… then his other arm… then his leg… and finally his last leg. But, he kept on fighting. That’s what happens to business and industry […]

Godonomics: An Overview

posted by chadhovind

Economics pervades our news today and I think many are surprised to know that the Bible has much to say on the subject. Socialism and Communism are incompatible with both Judeo Christian values and common sense. Growing up, I was […]

Why Private Bankers (The Federal Reserve) Hurt The Poor and Middle Class

posted by chadhovind

Leviticus 19:36 You shall have honest scales, honest weights, an honest ephah, and an honest hin: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt. In order to ensure we had “honest scales and […]

The Prophet Micah Would Condemn the Federal Reserve System in America’s Policies

posted by chadhovind

Illusion #1: The Illusion of Value In Bible times, the prophet Micah observed those who were exploiting and cheating the poor. They were powerful people using dishonest scales. He says in Micah 6:11, “Shall I acquit a man with dishonest […]

The Spiraling Dow Jones everyone should’ve seen coming

posted by chadhovind

Why are experts the last to see what God spells out so clearly? A household or nation that spends twice as much as it brings in leads to ruin. Improper Planning Leads to Poverty Proverbs 21:5 – The plans of […]

Bill Cunningham Interviews Chad Hovind on Godonomics

posted by chadhovind

Bill Cunningham interviewed me recently on his radio show asking about God’s perspective on economics.  Here is what I said. For more information, check out the first 30 minute video of Godonomics free at http://www.godonomics.com/watch-session-1  

How to Ruin a Country with Socialism

posted by chadhovind

Here is a fun little video where Karl Marx reveals his new GOVERNMENT MASTER card. Governments dilute the money supply through printing. Inflation is like pancake syrup Why are government purchases so wasteful?  Economics teaches us that third party purchases […]

Scare Tactics, Addicts, and US Debt Ceiling

posted by chadhovind

I’ve written much on the debt ceiling debate, but on the “eve” of our destruction, let me take one more look. I’ve worked with addicts for years in inner-city ministry in Chicago, Cincinnati, and Atlanta. I worked at a methadone […]

The End of the World is Today? Join C.S. Lewis’s bus ride from heaven to hell

posted by chadhovind

For weeks we’ve endured something worse than Harold Camping’s end of days predictions. We heard Obama and Boehner warn us that -if we don’t keep spending- the world will end, senior citizens will go broke, and the poor will revolt. Now that […]

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posted 5:59:00am Feb. 25, 2014 | read full post »

Glenn Beck, Capitalism, and the Bible
I had an opportunity to speak with Glenn Beck recently about the Biblical case for free market capitalism.  Here is a clip. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DFO7mCdkx0[/youtube] I was reading the book of Ruth again this week and struck by God's powerful record of Godly business men.

posted 6:48:57am Feb. 20, 2014 | read full post »

Godonomics in Action: Boaz the Conservative Liberal?
In the Old Testament, Ruth chapter 2, we see a great example of Godonomics. His name is Boaz, a rather wealthy land owner. 1 "There was a relative of Naomi’s husband, a man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech" He is such a successful producer that he is able to both hire lots of empl

posted 6:41:00am Feb. 16, 2014 | read full post »

God and Money: Why Work Can Be Filled With Purpose
   Here is a recent sermon describing how we can all worship through our work, without worshipping our work 09/02/12 "Uncovering the Entrepreneur" (Chad Hovind) The Gift of Work At the heart of Godonomics is the value and God-given joy of work. Work and labor are gifts from God. He has

posted 5:33:28am Feb. 10, 2014 | read full post »

Godonomics says, "We should NOT be our brothers' keeper"
About once or twice a month, a politician or religious leader pulls out the ole, "The Bible tells us to be our brother's keeper."  The problem is ... Being your brother's keeper is not only NOT prescribed in the Scriptures; it's almost a textbook definition of codependency.  I'd encourage anyone

posted 7:54:26am Feb. 02, 2014 | read full post »

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