What Is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

March 24, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged medical savings account. Think of an HSA as a savings account that allows you to set aside money on a pre-tax basis to pay for qualified medical expenses. To be eligible, you must be a taxpayer in the United States and enrolled in a high deductible health plan […]

 

The Power of Online Positivity

March 23, 2017 | Posted by Tom Eggebrecht

We’ve taken one of our church’s small groups online. It was such a busy crew that we decided to use the fantastic tool of Facebook Live to meet together every Thursday evening. Our leaders begin with a devotion, move into some commentary on the devotion, and then end with prayer requests and prayer. All the […]

 

How to Stop the Pain of Jealousy

March 22, 2017 | Posted by Emily Briggs

I can’t count how many times I’ve felt jealous. It’s so easy to slip into that mindset of thinking everyone else is better off, which leads to bitterness. It feels awful when you work hard for something and someone else gets it without much effort. And to add salt to the wound, you have to congratulate […]

 

3 Great Gifts You Can Leave as Part of a Lovi...

March 21, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

During your lifetime, you may work 40 years to accumulate assets and spend 10 to 20 years conserving that accumulation. Through good planning, another wonderful chapter in the book of your life can be completed. In your Christian walk with the Lord, you understand that through proper planning, a legacy of love and care that […]

 

A Small Tulsa Congregation Takes Big Step to ...

March 16, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

When Our Savior Lutheran Church decided to take a “big, big step” and build a preschool and child care center, the Tulsa, Oklahoma, congregation questioned participating in LCEF’s Laborers For Christ. “We had never used Laborers, so this was a new process for us to walk through,” said the Rev. Timothy Dreier, Our Savior’s pastor. […]

 

How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resoluti...

March 15, 2017 | Posted by Sarah Tonniges

Let’s be honest. Every year, you decide that this will be the year. The year that you actually fulfill that New Year’s Resolution. But here we are, not even three months into the new year, and already most of us have given up. But let’s remember. There was a reason that you made that resolution in […]