How do I give if I’m a student and not making any money?

Question: Good evening, I attend graduate school. I just came across your website when I did a Google search about the collection if you’re unemployed. I wanted to ask a question based on the response that was given. I used to be employed last year, but now I am not. Because of my previous employment,…

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Should Christians use the bankruptcy laws?

Question: Should a Christian use all the legal loopholes in or laws to avoid paying our debts? I personally think the bible teaches us to be honest, and when you use these laws to protect your assets you are cheating those you owe, or in some cases, you use them to not pay for your…

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What My Parents Taught Me

by Jefferson David Tant Vanguard Magazine, November 1982 All parents teach their children — consciously, subconsciously, positively, negatively, by example, by word. Children are even taught to be what their parents fail to teach. In our generation, many parents have abdicated their teaching roles to TV, schools, their children’s peers, and other influences. I am…

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Is it advisable to be involved in bitcoin or cryptocurrency?

Question: Hi, Please I want to make an inquiry on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and the like. As a Christian, is it advisable to be involved in these? Answer: Cryptocurrencies are electronic funds. They do not represent anything in the real world, such as a stock of gold somewhere. They are not backed by a government. They…

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A Steward of God

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Matthew 25:14-30   I.         Consider Psalm 24:1-2             A.        What does it mean that everything belongs to God?                         1.         God made it, so therefore He has the right of ownership – Deuteronomy 10:14                         2.         Even we belong to God – Ezekiel 18:4                         3.         God doesn’t owe anyone because He pre-existed all things – Job 41:11             B.        Recall…

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Good Credit

by Zeke Flores When I was a much younger man, I wrecked my credit. I made foolish decisions, borrowed more than I should have, and made late payments. Soon, the only ones who would lend me money were the high-rate lenders and even they were wary. It took years to restore my financial good name…

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I want to move out but I’m scared to tell my parents

Question: My parents are Christians and refuse to accept that drinking is wrong. I live with them and I want to leave because of this, but I’m terrified to tell them. I’m more than old enough, but they’re my parents and I’m afraid they’ll make me lose my nerve and I’ll stay. I’m sick to…

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I want to be an artist, but my parents don’t think it is practical

Question: Brother Hamilton, I hope all is well. In the past, the few occasions I wrote to you were truly life-changing. Your talent with teaching is off the chart and much appreciated! I don’t really have a direct question, more so I’m writing again because I want a minister’s advice on some career decisions I’m…

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Jamaica Patois Wisdom – Foresight

by Jefferson David Tant The Jamaican Patois dialect is colorful, unique, and humorous. It is my desire to share some of the philosophy shown in this mix of colorful phrases that are witty as well as thought-provoking. I hope the readers both profit and enjoy. In my quarter-century plus of teaching there, I have come…

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