Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 6, 2013
No man can serve two masters. And the allure of wealth has destroyed the faith of many. So, how can I make sure that my money doesn’t own me? That it doesn’t become my "god"?
OPEN: In 1347, the Black Plague was raging through Europe and thousands of people died. Many people saw it as judgment of God.
And so, hoping to appease God’s wrath, the citizens of Lubeck, Germany surrounded the churches and monasteries of their city and offered them enormous amounts of money