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God and Money: Why Work Can Be Filled With Purpose

posted by chadhovind

   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 […]

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Lydia: The Christian Capitalist

posted by chadhovind

Few women practiced Godonomics better than Lydia. Her story from the book of acts is an example of a leader, an entrepreneur, a successful business builder, and mother. She produces a high end product (a seller of purple material) to […]

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How Knight Rider and a Garage Sale Can Prepare You for economic challenges

posted by chadhovind

  You can learn alot at a garage sale. You can teach your family valuable life lessons at a garage sale.  I once sold all my Star Wars collection (now worth a fortune) at a garage sale for pennies on […]

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Adam Smith agreed with God: “W.O.R.K. is not a four letter word!?”

posted by chadhovind

In The Wealth of Nations Adam Smith expounds on the importance of self interest. He shows that when an individual pursues self-sufficiency, he indirectly promotes the good of society: “by pursuing his own interest, [the individual] frequently promotes that of […]

The Apostle Paul Advocates Getting Drunk on Truth

posted by chadhovind

  17 Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. Folks often say, “I wish I knew what God’s will was”  but here God lays out an easy way to know his will.   If […]

Loving Your Job: Turn Normal Time into “Defining Moments”

posted by chadhovind

Why walk wisely? Eph 5:15-21 15 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Christians have a very realistic view of evil. We are not surprised when […]

How Capitalism Saved a Drug Addict

posted by chadhovind

I spent my day with a heroine recently. He was 21 years old. He was on the crew of my moving company. As I drove from to our new house, he jumped in the car with me. I asked him […]

God-Sufficiency Leads to Self-Sufficiency Rather than Codependency

posted by chadhovind

When God is enough, when He is your source of sufficiency, you are content that He has provided for your needs. Rather than becoming codependent on others, you are energized to steward your life to God and depend on Him […]

Giving Your Children the Gift of a Work Ethic So They Don’t End Up Like Captain Hook

posted by chadhovind

The greatest gift you can give your kids is a strong work ethic. It’s the type of gift that lasts forever. I love the scene from the movie Hook with Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams. A sweet little girl observes […]

M.C. Hammer, Financial Strain, and God’s Intervention

posted by chadhovind

It was announced today that jobless claims rose to 474,000 for the week, an eight month high! “You’ve got to pray just to make it today.” Those were the words of M.C. Hammer. As many of us think about the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Can’t We Just Tax the Rich Some More and Fix All Our Problems?

posted by chadhovind

Margaret Thatcher said, “The problem with Socialism is you eventually run out of other people’s money.” I had a conversation with a teenager recently who parroted the typical bumper sticker thinking of our culture: “Why don’t those rich people pay more taxes?” […]

How to Prepare for the End of the World…. Or at Least a Local Disaster :)

posted by chadhovind

The Bible tells us to plan for the unexpected.   The Bible admonishes us NOT to presume upon tomorrow. James speaks to the challenges of business with these words: James 4:13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we […]

Launching Your Children into a Difficult Job Force

posted by chadhovind

Last week it was reports that 8 of 10 college graduates will come home to live with mom and dad.  Summer unemployment for teenagers and summer workers was up to 25%. How do we help prepare our kids for the […]

The Dalai Lama has either lost his mind or needs an education… Either way, he announced today he’s a Marxist.

posted by chadhovind

This week the Dalai Lama said, ” As far as socio-political beliefs are concerned, I consider myself a Marxist … But not a Leninist,” he clarified.” I’d like to encourage the Dalai Lama to stop meditating and pull out a history book.   […]

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Those Three Little Words That Strengthen a Marriage... "Can't Afford It."
Four powerful words: "We Can't Afford It." These are words that are lobotomized out of the vocabulary of insatiable materialism and politicians. Instead of admitting that we as a nation can't afford helpful, but expensive programs; we keep ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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