We recognize that debt is an extremely important issue.
In fact, if someone is deep in credit card debt, we feel that it is better to do whatever it takes to pay it off as quickly as possible, even if that means postponing significant giving. In the long run, you’ll not only be more financially secure, but you’ll be able to free up more to give. Most Christian financial stewardship ministries do a great job of providing resources on budgeting and debt, which is why we don’t reproduce that info on this blog.
But there are drastically fewer voices empowering the church to invest in biblical justice for the poor, so we keep our focus and passion there. In the meantime, here’s just this one bit of profound wisdom on avoiding debt: