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Roundup: Getting Around the Deduction Limit for Giving, When Gains Are Hard to Come By, and More

Here's our latest collection of interesting reads on investing, personal finances, and stewardship. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy!
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Your 10 Most Important Financial Moves for 2019

Each December, we offer planning suggestions for the year ahead. But this isn’t meant to be a one-size-fits-all list. It’s up to you to take our broad collection of ideas and narrow them down to your personal “Top 10” for
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The Greatest News Ever Announced!

“So there is now no condemnation awaiting those who belong to Christ Jesus. For the power of the life-giving Spirit — and this power is mine through Jesus Christ — has freed me from the vicious circle of sin and
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Join Us in Celebrating #Giving Tuesday, the Day When Your Gifts Toward Making Jesus Known Are Multiplied Four-Fold!

Hey, friends! Welcome again to #GivingTuesday, the only day in your year when every $1 you give turns into $4! 
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A Thanksgiving Reflection: ‘Therefore I Will Hope in Him’

Of the 195 nations of the world, only a relative handful observe a day set aside annually for giving thanks, including the U.S., Canada, Germany, Liberia, and South Korea. The U.S. observance dates back to the earliest
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Ballot Box Stewardship

Nearly a decade ago, a friend of mine ran for mayor. He was a reputable man and a good candidate, so I helped him out with his campaign. He was also the challenger, running against a two-term incumbent. Everyone suspected
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Money and the Grace of Surrender

The request came from one of the disciples: “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1). And Jesus did, providing His followers with an enduring model prayer that is both simple and profound. In the article below, excerpted
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Will You Panic When the Market Eventually Rolls Over?

“For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of . . . a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7 Investing can be challenging, not because the concepts are difficult to master, but because we are emotional creatures. The
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SMI on the Radio: Trusting the Lord to Provide (audio/transcript)

Yesterday on Moody Radio's MoneyWise Live, SMI executive editor Mark Biller explained why giving to the Lord's work "is a tangible way that we demonstrate our faith in God's ability and his promises to provide for
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Neither Poverty nor Riches

[G]ive me neither poverty nor riches,     but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you     and say, ‘Who is the LORD?’ Or I may become poor and steal,     and so dishonor the name of my
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