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We are faced with decisions every day—decisions about our careers, parenting, relationships and money. If you're wondering what the Bible says about any of these issues, you're in the right place. Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown Podcast offers biblical wisdom and practical advice for the life-questions you face every day. As a businessman, father, husband and pastor, Chris has helped people discover what it means to intentionally pursue God's purpose. Join us for weekly inspiration, advice and encouragement to live out God's plan for your life. Subscribe to the Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown Podcast today.

We are faced with decisions every day—decisions about our careers, parenting, relationships and money. If you're wondering what the Bible says about any of these issues, you're in the right place. Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown Podcast offers biblical wisdom and practical advice for the life-questions you face every day. As a businessman, father, husband and pastor, Chris has helped people discover what it means to intentionally pursue God's purpose. Join us for weekly inspiration, advice and encouragement to live out God's plan for your life. Subscribe to the Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown Podcast today.
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We are faced with decisions every day—decisions about our careers, parenting, relationships and money. If you're wondering what the Bible says about any of these issues, you're in the right place. Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown Podcast offers biblical wisdom and practical advice for the life-questions you face every day. As a businessman, father, husband and pastor, Chris has helped people discover what it means to intentionally pursue God's purpose. Join us for weekly inspiration, advice and encouragement to live out God's plan for your life. Subscribe to the Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown Podcast today.

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Episodes

Episode 52: What True Sacrifice Looks Like

5/28/2018
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On this week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope, Chris Brown shares what true sacrifice really looks like. First, Chris speaks with Brian about talking to his parents about money and long-term insurance. Next, Chris gives Tashana advice on what to look for when it comes to finding a church home. Then, Chandler calls in with his financial testimony and encourages listeners to keep making sacrifices in order to goals. Chris then shares a message about true sacrifice and challenges listeners...

Duration:00:42:45

Episode 39: How to Win at Work

2/26/2018
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This week's episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about work. Chris responds to listener calls and emails related to work. (5:43) Anthony would like to make a career change after decades in the construction industry; Alexandria finds herself in a tough life situation and wonders how she can best leverage her work options; and Marie is a business owner who needs advice on how to buy out a partner. (24:48) Chris talks with Clay Scroggins about the lessons found in his new...

Duration:01:00:19

Episode 38: Happiness Is by Chance. Joy is by Choice.

2/19/2018
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This week's episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown encourages listeners to choose joy no matter the circumstances. Chris responds to listener calls and emails. (5:30) Jenny and her husband recently paid off a credit card but disagree over whether or not they should cancel it; Andrea wonders if a new ER bill should be added to the debt snowball or partially paid for with the emergency fund; and Charlie and his wife are saving for a down payment on a home in Los Angeles and want to...

Duration:00:48:29

Episode 37: Cultivating Deeper Relationships

2/12/2018
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This week's episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown focuses on deeper relationships-with God and others. Chris responds to listener calls and emails about tithing and more. (4:49) Danielle wants advice on tithing as a realtor with fixed expenses and varying income; Stephanie shares her tithing testimony; Jaime wants to know how she (a saver) and her husband (a spender) can get on the same page about finances even though they keep their money separate; and Sherry wonders if she'll be...

Duration:00:59:15

Episode 36: What Is Real Humility?

2/5/2018
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This week's episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about humility. Chris responds to calls and emails from listeners. (5:31) Paul wonders if pursuing an MBA is worth the investment of time and money; Jacob owes $60,000 in student loans but can't afford the monthly payments; and Anthony wants to break his car lease. (23:39) Chris shares a message on our ultimate example of humility: the life and death of Jesus. (40:35) Chris talks with Chris Hogan about the struggle to remain...

Duration:00:55:28

Episode 34: We are NEVER Alone

1/22/2018
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown encourages us to remember that even when we feel alone, we are not alone. (7:20) Chris wonders if he should use his emergency fund to cover the cost of his mother’s mortgage; Cory asks if he should postpone Baby Steps 4 and 5 in order to pay his home off in two and a half years; Joanna emails to share her story and thank Chris for his ministry; Matt wants to know how he can be smart about buying a house when he lives in an...

Duration:00:52:48

Episode 32: The Right Knowledge Is Power

1/8/2018
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown shows us that the right knowledge is power. Chris takes calls and emails from listeners. (5:50) Allie and her husband are working to pay off non-mortgage debt but wonder if they should sell their home as well; Shonda works in sales and needs encouragement as she is currently struggling to meet expectations; and an anonymous listener emailed for advice on how to handle a stressful work environment. Chris then shares a message on the...

Duration:00:55:08

Episode 31: Victim or Victor: It’s Your Choice

1/1/2018
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown takes on the victim mentality and encourages listeners to choose the role of victor instead. When Chris takes calls and emails from listeners, (5:50) Randy wants advice on showing forgiveness to his ex-girlfriend; Cheryl and her husband paid off $22,000 in debt in just eight months, but lost sight of the plan and went back into debt over the holiday season; Aaron emailed with an opinion about mowers; Coryn emailed to ask Chris’...

Duration:01:00:20

Episode 30: Own 2018 or It Will Own You

12/25/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown challenges listeners to own 2018 and make it the best year yet. Through a message on the Christmas season, Chris encourages us to find ways to celebrate life even when things aren’t perfect by focusing on the One who is perfect. (4:52) Chris then talks with pastor Craig Groeschel about how a daily practice of submitting to God produces long-term results. (18:10) Today’s featured Scriptures include Psalm 16:8 and James 4:7.Would you...

Duration:00:30:49

Episode 28: The Power of Focused Intensity Over Time

12/11/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about the power of focused intensity over time. In this episode, Chris talks to listeners about how they can use this strategy to reach their money goals. (6:07) Joy calls in to ask about the meaning of the phrase “start with the end in mind;” Pat and his wife are nearing retirement and trying to decide if they should pay off their mortgage or keep it; Bill is working the debt snowball and emailed in to ask if he should use...

Duration:00:53:59

Episode 27: Fear Doesn’t Get a Vote

12/4/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about why fear doesn’t get a vote. In this episode, Chris talks to listeners who are struggling to overcome fear. (6:16) James’ new painting business has taken off, but he’s worried he won’t manage the business well; Jeff wants to know if his wife can claim a portion of her ex-husband’s social security check to help her in retirement; Chrissy emailed to say she and her husband are working to pay off their last debt but are...

Duration:00:53:34

Episode 26: ‘Tis the Season: How to Thrive, Not Just Survive (feat. Roma Downey)

11/27/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown discusses how to thrive, not just survive during the holiday season. In this episode, Chris talks to listeners about their houses and their contentment. (6:49) Theresa’s home is paid for, but it’s in a neighborhood that’s going downhill—she wants to know if she should sell; Micah struggles with being content while wanting more from his life; Mike and his wife will retire in three years and wonder if they should use some of their...

Duration:00:59:29

Episode 25: Leaving A Legacy

11/20/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about leaving a legacy. In this episode, Chris talks to people who have questions about how to handle the next big step in life—from weddings to babies to a relationship with God and the church. (6:20) Ryan just got engaged and wants to give his fiancée the wedding of her dreams without taking on more debt; Chris writes in to comment on God’s sovereign timing; Jake asks what he should do to financially prepare for a first...

Duration:00:56:51

Episode 24: Navigating Family Drama

11/13/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about navigating family drama over the holidays. In this episode, Chris talks to people who have questions about dealing with job loss, signing the deed to someone else’s home, and leading an FPU class in Canada. (5:20) Dawn and her husband both recently lost their jobs, and she needs advice on what to do with their severance packages; Liz’s uncle wants her mom to sign the deed to a home he plans to buy and asked for her...

Duration:00:53:05

Episode 23: Interest Paid Is A Penalty

11/6/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about debt and the fact that interest paid is a penalty. In this episode, Chris talks to people who have questions about college savings, credit card debt and God’s grace. (7:33) Pat asks how to get the most of his 529 college savings fund; Jennifer emails for understanding on why God is so generous with us; and Tammy wants to know the best way to pay off credit card debt. Afterward, Chris talks about what the Bible has to...

Duration:00:58:35

Episode 22: The Power of Unity

10/30/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about the power of unity. In this episode, Chris talks to people who have questions about an alcoholic spouse, student loans, and mortgage refinancing. (7:05) Beth’s husband is an alcoholic who refuses to get on board with her money plans; Andrea emailed to ask if she should take money from her IRA to pay off a student loan; and Heather has a question about refinancing her home to move debt around. Afterward, Chris talks...

Duration:00:58:26

Episode 21: Is Honor A Lost Art?

10/23/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown asks the question: Is honor a lost art? Chris talks to people who have questions about cosigning a loan, getting a spouse on board financially, and dealing with multiple mortgages. (6:26) Tammi won’t cosign her daughter’s student loan but isn’t sure what advice to give her instead; Chris emailed for help on how to get his wife excited about The Total Money Makeover plan; and Michael has two mortgages while saving for a dream home...

Duration:00:56:19

Episode 20: Defeating The Real Enemy

10/16/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about defeating the real enemy. In this episode, Chris talks to people who have questions about who the real enemy is when it comes to money. (6:10) Wyatt asks if he should borrow money from his mom to pay off a credit card; Chris needs clarification about how much to save for retirement when self-employed; Michael emails in for advice on what his wife should do with money she’ll receive following her ex-husband’s death; and...

Duration:00:50:12

Episode 19: Tithing and Generosity

10/9/2017
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In this week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown, Chris talks to people who have questions about tithing and budgeting. (5:06) Caleb wonders if he and his wife should go back and pay tithes on their past income; Tina wants to know why she can’t seem to save money even though she has few expenses; Monica emails in for advice on how to get her husband on board with budgeting; and James wants clarification on how much money he and his wife should spend without consulting each...

Duration:00:57:12

Episode 18: Stewarding the Future

10/2/2017
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This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown is all about stewarding the future. In this episode, Chris talks to people about making smart decisions today to better prepare for tomorrow. (5:58) Casey considers taking out a loan to launch a business; Sean asks if he’s a little too focused on his debt snowball; Laura wants to know how to help her mother-in-law with her health; Lowell wonders if he should purchase a house. Afterward, Chris shares three biblical principles for...

Duration:00:53:36