Prepare for ministry by living within your means, campus minister advises

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Students who believe God may be calling them to ministry should be especially mindful of establishing healthy financial habits, campus minister Bill Morrison advises, since modeling behavior after biblical admonitions can free up resources to help advance the Kingdom.

“You have to choose who or what you’re going to serve,” said Morrison, who ministers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “Jesus addressed the subject of money more than any other subject in His teachings because it has such an attraction for us. It gives us a false sense of security.”

Students must consider what direction they want their lives to go, Morrison said — whether to serve God or serve money, which is temporary.

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