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Five Reasons to Die Without a Will
August 01, 2016

There must be powerful reasons to avoid a Will, because so many people die without one.  Just in case you happen to be one of the six out of 10 who will depart without a Will, here are five reasons to confirm your position.  You can use these to help you sleep at night.

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What About the Leftovers?
July 01, 2016

What happens to your “leftovers”?  Are they remembered too late, in the back of the refrigerator in some storage container and discarded or do you plan ahead to include them as part of another nourishing meal?

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What is Your Story?
June 01, 2016

What is Your Story?

 

Recently I spent some time visiting the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA.  As you enter, you are given a dog tag representing a veteran that you follow during your journey through the museum.  At various points you get to hear their story in their own words.  You can also hear the stories of many other servicemen and women throughout the war.  It made the entire experience much more personal and engaging.

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Saving for College
April 01, 2016

Q. We have been hearing a lot about saving for college for our children and the Michigan College savings plan. Does Church Extension Fund offer a College Savings Plan?

A. Church Extension Fund has been helping families save for future education expenses for many years and saving for higher education has never been more important than now. 

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The Gift
March 06, 2016

Think back to the time you were preparing for the birth of your first child.  You worked hard to prepare.  New paint in the nursery and getting the equipment you knew would be needed soon.  How excited you were to discover what this new little part of you looked like.  Then the day came and that amazing feeling burst all over you as you gazed upon that new life.  New hands.  New feet.  New eyes and a mouth.  What a miracle you have seen with all the intricacies of the body interconnected and working together. All of them never used before but in need of love and care to teach them to work properly.

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Start Saving Now!
February 14, 2016

Q: We are a young family. How do we start saving money? Thanks.
A: The place to start is to lift up these financial concerns in prayer and seek God’s guidance. Also, asking your parents and other relatives how they began saving when you they young. You are bound to find great wisdom in these family resources.

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The Story of Love
January 31, 2016

The Story of Love
February has long been celebrated as the month of love. Valentine’s Day and the story of the patron saint are shrouded in mystery

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