ABC's Blog Posts

Blog posts on finances from Pastor Barry L. Cameron.

18 Jan
The Real Deal on Debt
Noted Christian financial expert, Dave Ramsey said, “Debt is so ingrained into our culture that most Americans can’t even envision a car without a payment, a house without a mortgage, a student without a loan and credit without a card. We’ve been sold debt with such repetition and with such...
17 Jan
Money Talks - But What Is It Really Saying?
There are many pastors and churches that avoid the subject of stewardship like a plague. In fact, many modern church gurus are telling pastors across the country not to talk about money or stewardship. I find that to very strange since our Lord spoke of it in one-third of His...
16 Jan
8 Biblical Truths About Christian Giving
God created everyone and everything on this earth — including our ability to earn money. As we contemplate our own giving to the Lord’s church in response to the clear teaching of his Word, perhaps it would be wise and helpful to review eight biblical principles of Christian giving.
15 Jan
Facing The Facts About Debt
Our nation soon will be $16 trillion in debt. The U.S. government is living way beyond its means — it is insane and can’t continue without cataclysmic results. But the government is essentially doing what the average American citizen is doing.
14 Jan
Can We Get a Do Over?
If you could start over, what would you want to do? I’m pretty sure all of us would do some things — maybe a lot of things — different if we got a do-over on life. Especially when it comes to our finances. Looking back over my life, I can...
13 Jan
Forgive Us Our Debts
This past Tuesday night, President Obama shared in his State of the Union address how good things are in America, how we’ve rebounded from the recession, and how the economy is growing and thriving again. However, there was no mention in his address or in the Republican response of the...
12 Jan
The Miracle Meal
You will never GIVE more than you RECEIVE. Never. So stop whining and complaining and start giving.Mark Batterson tells the story of a friend who is an author and a filmmaker. He’s also the perfect illustration of the statement above. I’ll let Mark explain.
11 Jan
How to Teach People to Tithe (And Why Some will Resent It)
A cartoon shows a fellow in the cemetery holding flowers. The epitaph on the stone before him reads: “Eternally peeved at those who never showed me how to tithe.”That may well happen.
10 Jan
How U.S. Debt Once Dropped to Zero
If the United States paid off its massive debt today, the media might literally implode on itself. But this moment actually did happen, once. It was announced in the Senate that the U.S. National Debt was $0. That was on Jan. 8, 1835. America hasn’t come anywhere close to paying...