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Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel (who is speaking from Texas on a terrible audio connection, bless him) have a conversation about great funerals, what the Bible says about honoring the dead, how to maximize the opportunities that funerals present, and one recommended way to grieve communally, as Steven offers a guide for “sitting shiva”. Find our rel…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel finish their seres on 401Ks (17:00) and give detailed information about “rolling over” 401Ks into various products. We also hear about Steven’s daughter, Joy’s experience running a flea market stall (11:00), Mark’s new ski house, and more annoying pickleball talk (4:30).…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel go into more detail regarding 401Ks, and the FOUR THINGS you should know and do about them (27:45). First, though, we check in on bear stories, and Steven rant about the “moratorium on evictions” (8:00) including Rudyard Kipling’s “The Gods of the Copybook Headings” (12:00).…
 
Steven Manuel drags Jeremy Pryor around his house, asking to hear the vision and goals that inform each area of his property. Jeremy has been extremely intentional about every square inch of his home, so we hear some of his insights around family spaces, how JRR Tolkien influences the Pryor house… and he and Steven both gush about pickle ball.…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel warm your hearts, and the front of their microphones, as they discuss 401Ks. WARNING: THIS IS A MAJOR BANTER EPISODE, beginning with Mark’s personal updates, then 2 tales of Steven’s brushes with fame (12:15). When they finally address 401Ks (20:15), they talk about what they actually are (a government-sponsored retir…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel discuss budgeting (9:15) and the three aspects of running it in such a way that money is left over at the end of the month: 1. Know What’s Going On (11:35), 2. Make A Plan (26:02), and 3. Execute Faithfully (50:20). Running a budget that serves the family vision, then submitting to it, is a sure way toward abundance!…
 
Steven Manuel and Mark Parrett talk (on the road, with road noise thrown in for FREE!) talk about children, including having a vision for them, curating your children’s friendships (10:15), the road trip Steven went on with his daughters (14:45), whether it’s safe or not to let your kids go to summer camp (19:45), monitoring your child’s inputs (27…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel give listeners a review of their Texas road trip, then dive into a pretty-darn-rare event: the Mail Bag! (7:40) They field questions like “If I have $200K, am I rich?”, “What Bible should be my next Bible?”, “When do my new kids start earning me tax credits?”, “Should I discipline my children when they don’t hear me?”…
 
Mark Parrett, snug at home in Utah, talks to Steven Manuel, who’s driving south on I-55, about leaving poverty. Mark gives some tips about what to DO when you’re ready to put poverty into your rear view mirror (if you will. Ahem). Steven encourages repentance and prattles on about what he’s eating on his road trip.…
 
Steven Manuel has a conversation with his parents about some basic principles of work, and their stories that illustrate them. How important is working for a father and family leader? Should you do just ANY job, or wait for the PERFECT job? What rights do you have? Does life owe you some opportunities? Sit under the wisdom of the years and learn so…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel have a very good time discussing child tax credit checks (14:00) but surround that with jawing on wide ranging subjects such as summertime golfing, nonalcoholic beer (4:00), Steven’s BBQ fetish (5:00), the Cincy cicada plague of ’21 (13:00), and Steven’s latest rant about his problems with modern Christianity (32:00).…
 
Steven Manuel talks with Darren Baldwin about involving your body in prayer (6:00), using The LORD’s Prayer (11:20), slowing down in Bible reading (13:45), busyness as the enemy of God’s Presence (18:45), repentance as a normal part of relationship with God (31:00), and getting past the fear of man in pursuit of God’s heart (40:00).…
 
Steven Manuel and Mark Parrett continue their conversation about poverty (10:30) as Mark reviews the book Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much, by Eldar Shafir and Sendhil Mullainathan. It describes, with research, how “not having enough” impacts people. It makes us stupid, insecure, impulsive, makes us spend money unnecessarily, etc. Mark…
 
Steven Manuel and Mark Parrett discuss the Biblical understanding of Poverty (8:00). They see that the Bible says poverty is a problem (16:30), that giving is something the poor can’t much do (27:00), that giving too much is unwise (41:30), and what God’s will is for the righteous (51:15) (hint: NOT poverty!). They waste the last few minutes talkin…
 
Steven Manuel sits down with Ross Dykstra to discuss his miraculous transformation from insecure stay at home dad to leader of a booming construction business. Ross' story is about God discipling him and his wife into their God-ordained roles, and the joy (and pain) that comes from engaging in that journey of obedience. Steven also can't help himse…
 
Is it godly to maintain your property? We say yes. Mark and Steven talk about the biblical responsibility of maintenance (8:30), then interview with Blake Staley, owner of Drop Detailing in Salt Lake City, Utah. He talks about his family business and what you and I can do to better care for our cars (33:30), and shares tales of horror from a car de…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel sit down to discuss the weird wild world of alternative asset class investments, including crypto, gold, and... sneakers? Wondering whether it's smart to dip your financial toe into these volatile waters? Scared of "mission out on the action"? Wondering if it's (a different kind of) gambling (than normal market invest…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel talk about what to do AFTER you’ve turned in your taxes. They review the need to, you know, DO your taxes (9:00), whether tax refunds are a good or bad thing (11:30), when and when not to celebrate with unexpected money (16:00), wise steps to take if you received a big refund (21:10), the “safe harbor” tax provision (…
 
"What does this have to do with running my home like a Biblical boss?", you may ax. If you do, you've never been in a home with a baby that won't sleep. WARNING: this episode acts like sleep training a baby is inherently good. If you don't believe that, you won't like this episode--and let's be clear: you are 100% allowed to not share our opinions …
 
Steven Manuel talks to Mark Douglass about how the Sabbath works in his home: it's beautiful, it's fun, it's communal, and it's worshipful. If you're looking for examples of how the Sabbath can work to the benefit of your home, start here. Of course, the way you do the Sabbath is up to you, but it's always nice to have models. For more of what Mark…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel sit down to shoot the bull, then talk about Seasons of Imbalance (12:20), including seasons of unusual work to build capitals (20:50), the fact that family leaders have the freedom to pursue unorthodox goals (35:00), an encouragement to not complain because you don’t have the perfect job or “life balance” situation (4…
 
In a Home/Dough combo episode, Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel talk about both the concept of education (14:15) and education savings (35:00), including savings tactics and programs, and a savings hack for business owners (52:15)! But they start by talking about a new segment, Family Business Spotlight (8:00)… watch this space to see if that title, …
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel conclude their series about spiritual leadership at home with a discussion on money (4:15). They review "not being a lover of money" (7:00), being "temperate and self-controlled" (9:30), "not given to drunkenness" (yes, we're talking about money, 12:00), not being "quarrelsome" (15:00), "his children obey him" (18:45)…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel continue their series about spiritual leadership at home, and consider that handling inevitable conflict and correction are part of the deal. Have you graduated into true eldership? If not, this episode will help set the Biblical bar for you.על ידי Abrahams Wallet
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel continue their series about spiritual leadership at home and how to interface with the local elder/fathers, thick community (12:20), iron sharpening iron (18:00), receiving at a church where you don’t feel to be in submission (43:30), and mutual submission with other believers (53:45). They also talk about naked old m…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel discuss eldership in the home (8:30): what do the elder descriptions from 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1 have to do with home leadership (Hint: a lot. Your home IS a tiny church nugget). They also discuss celebrity conversions (52:00) because they can't help it.על ידי Abrahams Wallet
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel host this special edition of the podcast to talk about a job opening they have at Outpost Advisors. They attempt to do so with a light touch, as usual. See the job description right here, or visit OutpostAdvisors.net and scroll down to 'careers' if you're on a platform that doesn't like our links.…
 
Michael Beausejour joins Steven Manuel to talk about what can reasonably be done with young children to develop spiritual capital in them. They discuss goals for infants in arms (6:30), the young father who feels he has to choose between disciplemaking and changing diapers (12:15), how to make Bible reading meaningful for kiddos (26:00), which week…
 
Mark Parrett joins Steven Manuel to talk about the coming financial changes under the Biden administration, and how Bibilically-thinking family leaders can prepare their finances for those changes. Mark shares his research regarding Biden’s financial policies (11:30), including tax changes, charitable giving (17:00), Roth IRAs (24:00), real estate …
 
Steven Manuel and Jeff Davenport get together to discuss a new president, new policies, and how Biblical family leaders should get upstream of today’s most pressing cultural issues. They discuss how to pray for President Biden (9:15), failed election prophecies (13:30), and what the Biden administration promises to look like culturally (and how we …
 
In a recent talk given at the semester kickoff of a Cincinnati-based discipleship group (Jump School, http://www.crossroads.net/jumpschool), Steven Manuel shares that, when institutions around us are shaking, it becomes clearer that tethering ourselves to God is job one. Discipleship is urgent business.…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel are joined by Jeff Davenport to review the best books they read last year. They also cover reading books to your children, whether the modern man has the mettle of men from 1895 (he doesn't), and what the novelization of Rocky III can teach us about race relations (nothing).…
 
A few weeks ago we discussed how financial ratios (along with many other tools) can be used to measure the financial wellness of your household. A big driver of those ratios is the cash you've got on hand - but where should you keep cash? We explore different types of accounts and wrap up 2020 with a highly practical episode for our crew of Abraham…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel have a chat with Aaron Renn, hitting issues like how the home interfaces with the church, on being fiscally conservative (Aaron has never spent more than $5K on a car), and how the Masculinist became their favorite emailed newsletter.על ידי Abrahams Wallet
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel consider celebrating Christmas for the Jesus-loving family. Is it right? Is it pagan? What about yule logs? What about lighting up the front yard? What about giving gifts? Anyway, they discuss it all. And whether or not a Charlie Brown style tree is charming or just plain pathetic.…
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel enter the year-end giving season by discussing the idea that family vision drives financial giving. Mark lets Steven pull apart, in real time, his family's vision statement, then together they take that vision statement and apply it to several year-end giving opportunities that have come the Parretts' way. Steven also…
 
Quick hit this week to give you a few ratios that you can use to check in on how your family is doing when it comes to spending, saving, giving and managing debts (both good and bad). Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and we'll be back next week with a full length episode.על ידי Abrahams Wallet
 
Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel sit down with Roger and Linda Manuel (Steven's parents) in Houston, Texas and talk about what pervasive fear looks like, what the Bible says about fear (and death)... and whether or not being burned at the stake is a good thing.על ידי Abrahams Wallet
 
We referenced this podcast a while back only to discover that we never actually recorded a podcast about HSA hacking. So this week we bring you a sneaky way to save extra dollars in a tax-free account. This hack is only for those already maxing out their 401k and IRA options, but can be a great way to save for the future! Link to the article: https…
 
Yes, it's that time of year: a little spiced cider, digging out the scarves from the back of the closet, football games... and open enrollment for benefits! Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel discuss how to make the most of your employer's health insurance, retirement saving plan, and all the other fun (or nerdy) stuff that falls into the benefits buck…
 
Steven Manuel sits around a campfire and waxes theological as he describes 5 levels of sonship based on Greek words translated "son" in the scriptures. These levels are not foregone conclusions; they'll require increased levels of diligence, discipleship, and responsibility. He urges men to apprehend that for which Christ has apprehended them, name…
 
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