Giving Archive

Negative Thinking, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank retells an urban legend used by Joel Osteen to warn his listeners about the dangers of negative thoughts and words. As the story goes, a man named Nick supposedly froze to death in a refrigerated box car even though the temperature in […]

A Special Presentation

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast is a special presentation of a message Hank delivered at Living Hope Bible Church in Bellevue, Washington. In this message Hank expounds what it means to be a good steward of the resources God has entrusted us with. Whether we have much or little, we are called to use our […]

Questions and Answers with Hank

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: Are there passages of Scripture that refute the idea of pre-existence? I live on a fixed income. Should I give $50,000 dollars to God and let my children take care of me? Did Jesus descend into hell after His death on the cross according to 1 […]

Biblical Giving

Hank answers the question, how should we tithe? Are we required to tithe to the local church, or can we

Is the tithe for today?

Of all the questions I am asked to answer, this is beyond a doubt the most difficult. Not only because the subject of tithing is hotly debated, but because I must confess that I personally have not always been faithful in giving a tenth or more to the work of the Lord. And I am […]

What is the biblical view of wealth?

I am persuaded that the Bible teaches a form of Christian capitalism—in other words, responsibility associated with wealth. It does not promote the possession of money for the sake of money, but instead encourages us to use money for the sake of the kingdom. In short, a biblical view of wealth involves an eternal perspective. […]

What does the Bible teach about debt?

Not only has America become a debtor nation, but most Americans are drowning in debt. Our day–to–day dependence on debt begs the question: What does the Bible say about debt? First, the Bible warns that “the borrower is servant to the lender” (Proverbs 22:7). As such, we are warned against the folly of being excessively indebted to […]