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What is Valuable?

Posted on March 17

WHAT IS VALUABLE? How do you determine the value of anything? The world in which we live is rapidly changing concerning values. Each of us must determine what is valuable!  A new value craze is NFT’s. NFT refers to non-fungible tokens. They are unique, verifiable digital assets that can represent such things as a video, an image, a tweet, or an NBA dunk. A non-fungible asset is unique in that it isn’t readily interchangeable. A... more »

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God’s Economics – Financial Statements

Posted on December 11

The world’s economy always requires people to have financial statements. A financial statement requires you to list all of your assets and your liabilities and come to some kind of definitive number about your financial viability. In 2008, financial statements have diminished tremendously. The value of assets has gone down in dollars that are now measured by trillions. God’s financial statement is not about assets and liabilities but about giving. He measures our financial position... more »

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God’s Economics – Yields

Posted on December 5

In the world’s economy, yields fluctuate.  Sometimes you get a better yield out of the stock market, and sometimes out of the bond market, and sometimes out of the real estate market.  Yields fluctuate. In the last half of 2008 the fluctuation has primarily been south.  Yields are extremely relative.  Back in 2007, folks were looking for yields in the 7% bracket.  Today people are scrambling to find yields in the 3% bracket. Jesus teaches... more »

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God’s Economics – Investments

Posted on December 1

The world has experienced the greatest revolution in economics during the past two months than it has ever experienced in our history.  No one would ever have believed that the stock market could fluctuate 800 points in a day!  Who could believe that the great companies like AIG, Lehman Brothers, Merrill-Lynch, and Wachovia would ever be in trouble?  Who could believe that what happens here in the US could have an impact globally, and vice... more »

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God’s Economics – Collateral

Posted on November 21

One of the important ingredients in economics is an understanding of collateral. The world has one view—God’s economics has quite a different perspective. The world’s economics have gotten into trouble because collateral has been taken lightly. We are seeing what happens when money is loaned to people who do not have proper collateral. The subprime loans, mortgage lending, creative financing, etc. have helped cause the bottom to drop out of our economy. God’s economics teaches... more »

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God’s Economics

Posted on November 12

The world has experienced the greatest revolution in economics during the past two months than it has ever experienced in our history.  No one would ever have believed that the stock market could fluctuate 800 points in a day!  Who could believe that the great companies like AIG, Lehman Brothers, Merrill-Lynch, and Wachovia would ever be in trouble?  Who could believe that what happens here in the US could have an impact globally, and vice... more »

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