How We Broke the Bondage of Debt

So we became debt free. But how did we do it?  How did we really go from $43,000 consumer debt to $0 in 18 months? This was by no means an easy process. Changing behaviors and adapting to a new way of living requires time. And you must be patient with yourself on your own journey. In this post, I […]

Our Journey to Financial Freedom

A year ago, I told you Financial Freedom is Possible. Still remember that? Two years ago, my wife and I outlined a three-year plan to become debt free in 3 years. By the end of 2013, we hit that milestone… one year sooner than planned. Watching our debt snowball melt away was a beautiful experience. But I’ll tell you the […]

Why God Blesses Us

Recently, I read the words of John Piper which left me deeply refreshed. I’ve always believed (and still do!) that financial prosperity, as is often over-emphasised, is not the core of the Christian gospel. It’s a part, but not the core. Unfortunately, we’re often bombarded with the ‘prosperity gospel‘ almost to the point of disbelief. The danger is if we […]

Financial Freedom is Possible

This weekend, my family reached a financial milestone: we paid off 100% of one massive non-value debt! Celebrating Small Successes I have learned to celebrate small successes. For us, this was a big deal. The 5-year loan still had a year to run. But with rising exchange rate cost (EUR – GBP), we decided it was time to attack the […]