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Trusting God With My Finances

February 1, 2016 by Ann Blackburn in Finances

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (Matthew 6:33) Due to a weird snafu, June 2015 found me down to my last $800 with my next financial aid reimbursement more than two months off. Desperate, I contacted my Adult Study Center student advisor, Pastor Tom Tunnicliff, for a lead on a job. An hour later I had an appointment to stop in at Coach USA to fill out my hire paperwork. If I passed my background check I had the...

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I've Learned to Trust in Him: Lora's Story

November 11, 2015 by Ann Blackburn in Finances
Tags: finances, generosity, give, giving, money

I've Learned to Trust in Him: Lora's Story by Ann Blackburn   Lora came to Elmbrook’s budget coaching ministry in 2010. Her husband, who had handled all of their financial matters including paying all the bills, had passed away a few years earlier leaving Lora alone to face a frightening new world of budgeting, paying bills, and tough financial decisions. “I was quite nervous at that time about my financial security," she said. Lora was living on her husband’s...

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Our Trust, God's Provision

August 27, 2015 by Margeaux Chudy in Finances
Tags: finance, provision, reliance, trust
Our Trust, God

Our Trust, God's Provision by Margeaux Chudy   This Mother’s Day at Elmbrook we watched a beautiful video about Deb DeMaster’s family and her son Andrew. Andrew wasn’t expected to live at birth but by God’s power has experienced many miracles and now he’s a happy, healthy young man. The video was just the beginning of the DeMasters’ testimony, however. God has worked in extraordinary, personal ways in their lives and this is a further story...

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