Dave Says August 23

Should I Cash in 401(k) to Pay Off Mortgage?

Should I cash in my 401(k) to pay off my car? I have just enough in the account to pay off the car and free up money in my budget. If I were in your shoes, and I could pay off the car in 18 months or less, I’d live on rice and beans—plus a […]

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Why Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

When asked by the Pharisees which is the greatest commandment, Jesus responded by saying, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: You shall love your neighbor as yourself” (Mark 12:30-31). I have […]


Failure Is Your New Asset

Failure is not fun. I have experienced disappointment and sometimes embarrassment when I have failed. If you read my biography, you will see that I am a daring person that will try most anything I believe that I can accomplish. Many of these goals have been successful. But there are those that somehow alluded me […]

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Love Loud Montgomery: Meeting Human Needs, Planting Gospel Seeds

Love Loud Montgomery wants their guests to know they arenot only in a safe place but they are heard. LLM can provide more than just nutritional needs;they also help the spirit. Formerly known as Forest Park Ministry Center, Love Loud offers a Client-Choice food pantry helping to feed those living in generational poverty and those […]

Taking Faith to Work

Taking Faith to Work

Gerald Groff was once an employee of a large organization, which expanded its weekly hours to include Sunday shifts. Gerald did not wish to work on Sunday due to religious reasons, so he asked for an accommodation – ultimately, he was rejected. He filed a lawsuit, and according to Christian legal organization, First Liberty, “The […]

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Letting God Meet You “Right Now”

A friend recently shared a message with me from an author who talked about relationships and how people are only capable of showing up exactly how they are “right now.” That they can only meet us to the extent that they’ve met themselves. And I loved it. It’s easy to think of current or past […]

On Letting Your Kids Go

On Letting Your Kids Go

I won’t ever forget the day we dropped Nick at college. We had driven him down to Louisville, Kentucky where he had enrolled in pre-seminary studies at Boyce College. We had helped get his little dorm room all set up. We had dropped by the bookstore and picked up the last of his textbooks. We […]

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Faith @ Work: Charlie Harrelson

RRC: How has owning H&H Carpets for 30 years impacted your faith and spiritual journey? Charlie: God has called everyone to work. Owning H&H has impacted my faith by helping me see the faithfulness of God. I got into the flooring business as an installer for about two years. I had an idea to sell […]


Passport to Heaven: The True Story of a Zealous Morman Missionary Who Discovers the Jesus He Never Knew by Micah Wilder

Micah Wilder was raised in a faithful and devout Mormon home, first in Indiana and then in Utah. Like many young Mormons, he decided to embark on a two-year evangelistic mission. For much of the time he spread the Mormon gospel, telling all who would listen (and many who wouldn’t) that God was restoring the […]

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Memorable Loss: A Story of Friendship in the Face of Dementia by Karen Martin

Is it possible for beauty to exist alongside realities as distressing as dementia and as dreadful as death? Is it possible to write about such realities in a way that is both devastating and encouraging, that is both shatteringly sorrowful and heartbreakingly beautiful? Karen Martin’s Memorable Loss: A Story of Friendship in the Face of […]