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Your New Money Mindset: Create a Healthy Relationship with Money by Brad Hewitt and James Moline Book Review

In Your New Money Mindset, Brad Hewitt and James Moline explored the hidden mindset people have concerning finance and how people are struggling with saving their money. We live in a high consumer driven society and we’re always searching for something more. We are always actively thriving to appear better off than the Jones. The authors shared a helpful chart outlining the five attitudes towards money surviving, struggling, stable, secure, and surplus. Most of us don’t feel like we’re in the surplus area. The surplus area loves to joyfully give to others and they don’t strive to have more material stuff. The surplus area is only about 13% of Christians. 

One of my favorite chapters was about longing for more. This chapter looked at why people are constantly wanting more things to try and satisfy their deepest desires. The authors explored the Book of Ecclesiastes and how he built houses, planted gardens, owned livestock, and had an incredible amount of treasure and he realized everything was meaningless. They shared this amazing statistic, “day-to-day happiness in America doesn’t rise one people have a household income of more than $75,000”. This just shows that having more money doesn’t always mean you will live a happier lifestyle. 

I would recommend this awesome book to anyone who is wanting to break free from the addictions of money. This book will help you gain a breakthrough in your finances. It will assist you in helping to change your thinking about money and the control it has on your life. I liked how the book talked about how to live in contentment. God will always provide everything that we will ever need if we would just trust Him and follow His wisdom. I loved how they also discussed the importance of giving and being generous. This book will challenge the way you think about money and it will help you find the freedom from the chains of longing for something more!

“I received a review copy of Your New Money Mindset from Litfuse for this review.”

About the book:

Your New Money Mindset: Create a Healthy Relationship with Money (Tyndale, October 2015)

Have you ever thought: If I just had a little more money I would be happy? Research has shown this belief to be false. Through personal experience, Biblical passages and timely research, coauthors Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, and Dr. Jim Moline, consulting psychologist, reveal that financial happiness and security have little to do with how much money you have, and a lot to do with the role money plays in your life.

Your New Money Mindset isn't just another book about managing finances. It's a book about reshaping your relationship with money by examining your attitudes and beliefs around money.

Your New Money Mindset:
-Defies the consumerism that infects our culture and sickens our hearts.
-Shows us how to replace the tension and fear we feel about money with contentment and peace.
-Guides us to live open-heartedly with our time, energy and money.
-Provides an online New Money Mindset Assessment™, which will help you pinpoint what attitudes about money you could work on in order to develop an openhearted attitude to life.
Regardless of your financial situation, we invite you to journey with us to discover how to transform your relationship with money by remaking your heart.

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About the author: 

Brad Hewitt is president and CEO of Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit Fortune 500 organization dedicated to helping Christians be wise with money and live generously. He speaks regularly on how a redefined relationship with money can help us find and live out our call in life. He and his wife live in Minnesota.

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Jesus Today: Devotions for Kids by Sarah Young Book Review

In Jesus Today Devotions for Kids, Sarah Young has written a brand new devotional geared towards teaching children about the principles of God’s Word. The devotional book contains 150 devotionals. It covered important topics such as hope, trust, choosing joy, peace, praying, and much more. Each day encompasses a story of encouragement found in scripture as well as three Bible verses.

The book begins with the topic of, “My Kind of Hope”. This day discusses putting our hope in Christ and expecting Him to keep His promises that are found in His written Word. God has amazing plans for our children and it’s critical we remind them of this when they are disappointed or afraid. Sarah Young shared the core message of Jesus dying on the cross for our sins and how much love He has for us. You can put our hope and trust into a loving Creator.

I would recommend this awesome book to every single young child. I have read Jesus Calling by Sarah Young and I loved reading that devotional book. I loved how she writes each day like it is God talking to readers. I was glad when she decided to write a devotional book for children where kids can begin to learn about God’s love and forgiveness. I liked how it included key topics and encouragement in order to assist believers in their walk with Christ. The book had a very nice bright blue color and it was very appealing to young children. I liked how it also had a nice ribbon bookmark in it where it would be easier for readers to hold their spot. If you’re looking for a brand new devotional for your children, then get this book! 

About Jesus Today: Devotions for Kids
Jesus is the Friend who is always with you.  Jesus Today: Devotions for Kids will pour this powerful truth into your children's hearts as they learn that He knows everything about them and loves them more than they can imagine.  Each devotion is based on Scripture and is written as though Jesus is speaking directly to you, assuring that He is in control, that He is good, and that an amazing future awaits all who put their hope in Him.  Adapted from the ECPA 2013 Christian Book of the Year-winner Jesus Today, this devotional has the same themes as the adult version, as well as written-out scriptures.  It is a great choice for families to read and discuss during devotional time together.  

Hardcover: 368 pages
Age Range: 6-10 years 

About Sarah Young: 

Sarah Young's devotional writings are personal reflections from her daily quiet time of Bible reading, praying and writing in prayer journals.  With sales of more than 14 million books worldwide, Jesus Calling has appeared on all major bestseller lists.  Sarah's writings include Jesus CallingJesus TodayJesus LivesDear JesusJesus Calling for Little OnesJesus Calling Bible StorybookJesus Calling: 365 Devotions for Kids, and Peace in His Presence -- each encouraging readers in their journey toward intimacy with Christ.  Sarah and her husband were missionaries in Japan and Australia for many years.  They currently live in the United States.  



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