Alan's Blog


Car Rides

I love my family.  I love everything about them; even the oddities and the annoying ticks and the way they cough and such.  I love how loud

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The 4 Don’ts of Debt

“Thank you. I’m looking forward to getting started! I’ll talk to you soon, bye.”  Ted hangs up the phone. He cannot wait to go home

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Culture of Generosity

Tithe: What Does It Really Mean?

One of the most misused words in churches is “Tithe” There are several different uses and definitions of the word; some accurate and some not

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UMC General Conference

This is written for everyone, but especially with my United Methodist Church friends in mind. Having spent many years of my adult life in the

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Smart Money For Church Salaries

Salary and church compensation mistakes are all too common. These mistakes cost churches great staff, strong vision, and kingdom investment. Our team at Generis has

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