Sign in or signup

6,118 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
JAN 18, 2017
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -41 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  1/18/2017
TUESDAY, NOV 17, 2009  |  6 comments
Church of England: don't use credit cards this Christmas
The Church has broadened its Christmas message this year, by looking beyond the meaning of the Nativity to give advice to consumers on the high street.

Using cash rather than credit cards will help shoppers budget properly and avoid going into debt, the Church said. "Whether you spend £10 or a £1,000 on a credit card it's one slip and one signature. But with cash you really feel the difference."


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.telegraph.co.uk

Response to economic crisis?
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Biblical Economics • Pastor John MacArthur | 6/15/2010
•  Puritan View on Love of Money • Michael Phillips | 7/2/1999
•  Covetousness, Sin of Our Time • Dr. Stephen Jones | 2/17/2006
•  The Rich Fool • Pastor John MacArthur | 4/23/2010

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 21 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   01/18/17  |  Abortions and Abortion Rate Have Fallen to Decades-long Low • 4 comments
   01/15/17  |  Top Bishop: Europe Will Soon Be Muslim Because of Our Stupidity • 28 comments
   01/15/17  |  CAIR to Trump: Drop Franklin Graham from inaugural prayers • 17 comments
   01/13/17  |  Religion Plummeted in America During Obama Era • 14 comments
   01/11/17  |  Airport Shooter Converted to Islam, Identified as Aashiq Hammad... • 12 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   01/13/17  |  Feedback Friday for 01-13-17 • 102 comments
   01/08/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Introducing Our Beautiful New Church Finder Tool • 1 comments
   01/06/17  |  Feedback Friday for 01-06-17
   01/02/17  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 9 comments
   12/30/16  |  Feedback Friday for 12-30-16
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   01/18/17  |  Abortions and Abortion Rate Have Fallen to Decades-long Low • 4 comments
   01/18/17  |  We Will Not Pray For Donald Trump By Name Because He Is A... • 17 comments
   01/18/17  |  Radical Buddhists Destroy Sri Lankan Church but Christians... • 1 comments
   01/18/17  |  Syrians Converting To Christianity Amid Brutal Persecution • 1 comments
   01/18/17  |  Chaplains Told to Choose Army over God • 2 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 6 user comment(s)
News Item11/20/09 9:17 PM
Tom | Georgia  Contact via emailFind all comments by Tom
The best thing I ever listened to was "Financial Peace University" by Dave Ramsey. The Devil is trying to convince you that spending tomorrows money is wise. Debt is of the Devil and Credit Cards are his weapon of choice. Credit Cards take God's money and the more he gets the happier he is. If you do not have cash do not buy it. You pay interest on debt and someone else is getting rich on your sin. Geton the right side of capitalism... the money making side not the getting in debt side.
6

News Item11/19/09 10:23 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
These days, people seem to think they are entitled to many good things besides Christ-mass gifts - a college degree, high pay, job security, a big house, medical care, etc. I wonder if they learned that from the Santa cult?

The main thing they *don't* learn from this holiday is that they are entitled rather to God's wrath against sinners. "Good News" is meaningless w/o the bad.

5

News Item11/19/09 10:06 PM
Publican | Northern Hemisphere  Find all comments by Publican
Neither do I see any biblical impetus for the celebration of said holiday.

I found myself shaking my head at work as I read a bulletin for instructions on how to give a gift to someone who 'otherwise might not get a gift'. No pun intended, but I guess... it's a given.

4

News Item11/17/09 2:29 PM
Leveller | Lower Midwest  Find all comments by Leveller
Neil wrote:
I can think of a way to make Christ-mass *totally* stress-free, but few would like it, even on this site.
Once I got the courage to go against the traditions of men by ignoring this so-called 'holy day,' I was rewarded with actual peace that many only talk about during this time of year. Sadly, many even in professing Christendom are willing to threaten and belittle anyone who goes against their ready-made excuse for fulfilling their covetous desires this time of year.

Certainly our Lord's birth was momentous, but it was most likely in the spring of the year, not the winter; and more momentous yet were those days when he was crucified, died, was buried, was raised again, and ascended into heaven. That was when the work was accomplished, not at his birth, special as that is. Thankfully, gift-giving hasn't attached itself to that season, at least not to the extent our modern dressed-up Saturnalia has.

3

News Item11/17/09 1:45 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
One of the last sources I would think of for advice on personal finance or political economy [see thread on William's remarks about taxation] is pietistic clerics on welfare.

I can think of a way to make Christ-mass *totally* stress-free, but few would like it, even on this site.

2

News Item11/17/09 10:50 AM
Scott McMahan | Internet  Find all comments by Scott McMahan
"Using cash rather than credit cards" - what if the item you want is not available where you can pay cash? Some items must be ordered over the Internet, due to local unavailability, and I am sure not going to risk my debit card for that. I think this advice is unsafe. I'd much rather have my CC number at risk where a thief could charge $50 than a debit card where a thief could wipe out my entire checking account. (Sure, you might eventually get all that straightened out with the bank and prove it was fraud, but you might want to eat before then.)

Maybe it's different in the UK.

1
There are a total of 6 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
We Will Not Pray For Donald Trump By Name Because He Is A...
jerred from oklahoma city: "don't you hate it when you can't tell if a story is..."
-12 min 17 
Feedback Friday for 01-13-17
mike from new york: " nik grace as unmerited favour is a lie that has been..."
-46 min 102 
University renovates chapel to accommodate Muslims
veronika from california: "that's because christians does not visit church and pray..."
-48 min 12 


Jim Byrd
A Kingdom Refused

John 6:14-15
Midweek Service
13th Street Baptist Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS

By This We Know Love
Scott T. Brown

Ken Wimer
God's Foreseen King

Book of 1 Samuel
Shreveport Grace Church
Video!Play! | MP4

Robert Gianserra
When It's Too Late

Matthew
Grace and Truth Church
Play! | MP3

Chris Hatton
How to Fight the Anxieties..

Fight Discouragement
Grace Chapel
Video!Play! | MP4

Kevin Swanson
Christians Deceived by Movies

Christians Gaga over Lalaland
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
SBTS Renown Student Conference 2017

For middle school and high school stud­ents und­erst­and­ing their purp­ose as Chr­ist­ians.
events.sbts.edu/renown

Sponsor: Bible's Answer To Racism, Free MP3s...
www.puritandownloads.com/th..

SPONSOR | 2,400+

SPONSOR




                   
Jesus took our place that we might have His peace. ... Anonymous

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Church Finder  New! Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription
PowerClips
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays New!