Facing Life After Facing Death: Day 7 of 11

Resolve Financial Problems

By Rev. A. Stephen Pieters (also posted on The Body)

"The scripture says, Don’t put a muzzle on an ox while it treads grain,[a] and Workers deserve their pay." -1 Timothy 5:18 (CEB)

"But we desperately want each of you to show the same effort to make your hope sure until the end. 12 This is so you won’t be lazy but follow the example of the ones who inherit the promises through faith and patience." - Hebrews 6:11-12 (CEB)

Some people may let their financial house get out of order when they're chronically ill, thinking "what's the point of even balancing the check book?" Now that you're going to live, it might be time to clear up any financial problems.

A number of people have accumulated too much debt. If you're in this situation, take one step at a time in resolving debts. If you're having trouble with your debts, find a reputable financial counselor or a debt manager. Such a person will be able help you plan how to resolve your debts.

Start a retirement fund. Start saving money. If you have viaticated your life insurance, you know how valuable financial assets can be in an emergency. It's time now to create new assets.

About the MCC Church

Founded in 1968, Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) has been at the vanguard of civil and human rights movements by addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, economics, climate change,  aging, and global human rights. MCC was the first to perform same gender marriages and has been  on the forefront of the struggle towards marriage equality in the USA and other countries worldwide.

MCC recognizes a state of need around the world in the areas of human rights and justice including but not limited to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community. As people of faith, MCC endeavors to build bridges that liberate and unite voices of sacred defiance. MCC leads from the margins and transforms.