Godonomics

A couple of months ago, almost 1200 volunteers, children, families, and neighbors from our church packed over 318,000 meals for starving children around the world. This outpouring was motivated by the grace of God to minister to Christ Himself because He said, “Whatever you’ve done unto the least of these, you’ve done unto Me.”  One…

Many people wonder what religion they are. Beliefnet has a slick tool for figuring it out called the belief-o-matic. If you want a shorter and simpler version before trying that out, this little quiz might help. Our church has been doing a series for the past month called SMORGASBORD: THE ALL YOU CAN BELIEVE BUFFET.…

  In 2008, I launched a new series at our church called Godonomics.   That same month an emotional hurricane hit my house. We had adopted my son Quinn a few months earlier.  We met his birthmother almost a year prior.  Her name was Jacci. She was 18. She was pregnant. She had cried her…

  I remember when the “Terminator” decided to make his last comeback with “End of Days” back in 1999. By flipping the numbers 666 upside down and adding a “1” we were told that the end of days was in 1999.  Hmmmm….?  Why add a “1”?   Why flip them upside down? Not sure,  it…

  I’ve been an illusionist for years. I love reading books about magicians, their showmanship, and secrets to their illusions. One of the greatest illusions is greed. It disguises itself as “being smart,” “planning ahead,” and “getting a great deal.” I heard a couple tell me that they upgraded their SUV because they “were getting…

  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 the dollar.   I once sold a Knight Rider car for a quarter… And who wouldn’t…

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 society more effectually” Self-interested competition in the free market, he argued, would tend to…

  On summer break children and grandchildren will travel across the countryside to go visit grandma and grandpa. As we gather together, or travel on vacation together; there will be a lot of down time as well. Often the challenges of keeping the family happy and entertained eventually leads to some kind of arcade, Chuck-E-Cheese,…

  As we think back on the holidays, many of us will think of Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree- -remembering a time when “less-is-more” could be more meaningful. We might even remember Linus and Lucy reading from Luke 2 as we gathered our children close to us and reflected on the real meaning of Christmas. God…

I recently learned of one thing that The 912 Project has going on is their Constitutional Champions.  Their mission is to involve the youth of our country through educational programs, school groups, and community service projects.  Godonomics teaches a Biblical worldview on limited government and why our constitution’s emphasis on checks and balances is rooted…

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Chad Hovind is Senior Pastor of Horizon Community Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from Moody Bible College in Chicago, majoring in pastoral ministry and communication. His love for ministry and creativity can be seen in many forms: leading teams, expository teaching, acting, and video production. He has served as pastor at two high-impact churches in Georgia: Cumberland Community Church and New Community Church. Chad received an M.A. in Ministry from Moody Graduate School in 2008. He loves volleyball, movies, and hanging out with his wife Beth and their three children.

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