Is Most Christian Debt Advice Bogus? Here’s What Jesus Would Really Do.

I’ve long hesitated about writing about Christian debt advice. It is a self-righteous can of conflict that I have avoided, like the biblical plague. But is seems like the ads proclaiming christian debt relief are appearing more and more. Advertisements like: Christian Debt Relief – Christian Debt Consolidation Help Free Quote! Christian Debt Advice – … Read more

Man Named ‘God’ Settles Credit Report Lawsuit

A New York man whose first name is God has settled his lawsuit against credit reporting agency Equifax for failing to generate a credit report because its system did not issue credit reports under the name “God.” God Gazarov, 27, of Brooklyn, claimed he had trouble accessing credit because the lack of a credit report with … Read more

The Moral Hypocrisy of Avoiding Bankruptcy. It’s Good Enough for Your Church.

Having lived through bankruptcy myself I find it very interesting to observe the camps of bankruptcy lovers and haters. Admittedly I was once in the avoid bankruptcy camp because I just wasn’t well prepared for the experience and didn’t have the right frame of mind. But recent news of the Catholic church filing bankruptcy yet … Read more

What Does the Bible Say About Bankruptcy? Is Bankruptcy Scriptural?

Far too often people come to me for help loaded with all sorts of assumptions, emotional baggage, and guilt about their financial situation. They feel that it is immoral to consider some options and instead set themselves up for long term failure by not knowing all the facts. They launch into five to ten year … Read more

If Bankruptcy is Immoral and Against Religion or God Then Why Did the Jesuit Priests of Oregon Just File Bankruptcy?

I understand the argument that going bankrupt is bad. Some people object to going bankrupt for moral reasons or religious reasons. I get that. When I went though my money troubles, and eventually bankruptcy, I felt the same way. It was a great struggle for me. But after years of helping people with bad debt … Read more

What Would Life Be Like if Jesus Was a Debt Collector for Bank of America?

It does not matter what religion that you practice, seeking divine intervention is a common thread that binds us all. And that is good. Since debt does not discriminate among those of various religions we should not discriminate when we talk about a single unified higher power, in this case and for this discussion, God. … Read more

Oh God, Oh Jesus, Oh Allah, Oh Mohammed, Please Help Me Get Out of Debt.

Often people come to me in search of solutions after long periods of desperation and prayer. They search and search for answers and turn to their higher power looking for answers. But I think they often overlook one important point, in their search for solutions and help they’ve been brought here for a reason. The … Read more

Sensible Christian Advice Video to Get Out of Debt

I’ve written in the past about my issues with those outfits that promote themselves as Christian credit counselors. Read “Is Most Christian Debt Advice Bogus? Here’s What Jesus Would Really Do.” But for those that are interested in a good perspective on sensible debt advice based on the bible and scripture, I suggest that you … Read more