OUT OF DEBT
God’s Mainstream of Blessing
Kathy Boyd of Virginia Beach, Va., is a sales rep for a chemical
company. As a single parent, Kathy supports herself and her young
son, Cameron, on sales commissions. She found herself in financial
crisis when sales were down and bills insurmountable. Kathy was forced
to file for bankruptcy.
"Mentally, I was mortified. Mentally, I was embarrassed and ashamed,"
she says. "I am an intelligent lady. I am a good worker and I work
hard. I had basically done everything that I could and still ended
up in court. There were days that I ate my son's leftovers, and he
"But you know what? Kathy says through tears. " I lost weight and
I was healthy and God kept me."
Kathy called CBN several times for prayer during her financial crisis.
She decided to request literature
on tithing. What she read was a confirmation of a teaching she
heard at her church.
"I always knew, 'Kathy, It's going to get better, but you have to
tithe.' I had taken myself out of the mainstream of the river of the
blessings that God had. I knew this from my teachings and my salvation.
I knew this. I knew I was tying God's hands. I knew that if I would
step into obedience and do what He asked me to do, that He was going
[to be there]. And He was hurting as hard as I was, because He couldn't
As a step of faith, Kathy wrote a check for $200 to her church. What
happened next, Kathy says, was a miracle of God.
"That month was February, which is a short month and a bad month
and nobody makes money. I made $2,108. I owed God $11," Kathy says
smiling. "It was so phenomenal. I had given Him $200 and I made $2,108.
And it just continued. In my business, if you don't go out there and
work, you can go hungry. People were calling me. I didn't open
that many more new accounts. People were calling me. And it
was obviously God. And Cameron and I had money."
Now, as a partner with CBN, Kathy knows she is investing in the lives
of people who are reaching out for help just like she was.
"You need to give somewhere that you know, for a fact, is doing the
work of the Lord. CBN is beautiful. It's wonderful. It is right there
for you any time day or night. They are there for me. I love them
and I love the Jesus in every one of those prayer partners that have
picked up that phone and answered my phone calls and have prayed with
me this last year."
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