Tag Archive: money

Are you Knowingly Investing into a Financial Scam or Pyramid Scheme?

As I write this blog, I am deeply concerned about an investment scam that has penetrated the Slavic community in our state. Though some are unaware that the company is just that –… Continue reading

10 Things Americans Waste Money On

This article was originally posted on Dave Ramsey’s website here.  We are currently making plans to hold Financial Peace University at City On A Hill, and this is a great article to make… Continue reading

Sermon: 8 Biblical Principles concerning money

This is a sermon I spoke at City On A Hill Church in September, 2013. This sermon is also part of a lesson we teach during a premarital counseling session at our church.… Continue reading

Bankruptcies and Christians. Can I file for a bankruptcy as a Christian? Do I still owe someone money, even though I’ve declared a bankruptcy?

As a Christian, can I file for a bankruptcy? If I borrow money from friends and family, since I file for bankruptcy, does that mean I don’t have to return the money? During… Continue reading

Square Up For Churches! A must-have free tool for fundraising events


All churches should be excited for this: squareup! Its an easy way to receive credit/debit card payments, with an iPhone. Its free and easy to set up, secure, & funds go right into account. Imagine how much easier it is to take donations at Car Washes, bake sales, benefit concerts, fundraiser auctions or dinners! Jesus, thank you for square!

All you do, is set up an account at http://www.squareup.com. You will receive a little scanner that can be used in an iPhone, iPad, or an android phone. Swipe the credit/debit card. Enter the amount. Sign. And the funds are added to your account!

All you need is the routing number and the account number of your bank account, and you are ready to go! No more checks, or loosing potential donations, because people don’t have cash!

*Square does take a 2.75% charge on all credit/debit swipes. On a $10 donations, they take 27.5 cents. Id rather receive a donation of $9.72 then nothing!

Here is a video for more info.