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Get Out of Your Financial Rut!

Brian wanted to start his own business but couldn’t with $80,000 of debt. Paying bill minimums was paying off nothing. Brian and his wife Cherye realized something had to change. See the plan they created that paid off their debt and got them ... Read Transcript


ONE MORE TIME.

VERY GOOD.

Reporter: BRIAN BOWLING

OWNS A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL

IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND HE

KNOWS WHY IT IS SO

SUCCESSFUL.

THE BIGGEST SELLING POINT

IS THE CHRISTIAN

ENVIRONMENT.

IT IS HARD FOR ME TO TAKE

CREDIT FOR BUILDING A

BUSINESS WHEN GOD SENT ME

ALL OF MY COSTUMERS.

Reporter: BRIAN HAD

ALWAYS WANTED TO HAVE HIS

OWN SCHOOL, BUT COULDN'T

BECAUSE HE AND HIS WIFE,

SHERRY, WERE $80,000 IN

DEBT.

WHEN YOU'RE PAYING BILLS

AT THE MINIMUM, YOU'RE NOT

PAYING ANYTHING.

YOU'RE JUST HOLDING THEM OFF

FROM ONE MONTH TO THE NEXT.

YOU SEEM TO GET MORE THAN

YOU CAN AFFORD, AND YOU KNOW

THE CREDITORS WILL LET YOU

DO THAT.

THEY WILL LET YOU HAVE WHAT

YOU WANT, AND THEN YOU HAVE

TO FIGURE OUT HOW THE HECK

YOU'RE GOING TO PAY IT

BACK.

IT IS LIKE BEING IN A

BIG, BIG HOLE.

AND THERE IS NO MEANS OF

GETTING OUT.

WHEN YOU'RE MAKING THESE

PAYMENTS AND YOU'RE GETTING

FURTHER AND FURTHER IN DEBT,

THE OPENING AT THE TOP GETS

SMALLER AND SMALLER.

Reporter: THEY REALIZED

SOMETHING HAD TO CHANGE.

WE SAT DOWN, AND TITHING

CAME UP IN THAT

CONVERSATION.

AND WE JUST KIND OF TRIED TO

COME UP WITH A PLAN.

Reporter: THAT PLAN

INCLUDED TITHING RIGHT OFF

THE TOP.

SOMETHING NEITHER ONE OF

THEM HAD EVER DONE BEFORE.

WHEN WE FINALLY MADE THAT

DECISION, IT'S GOING TO BE

10% OR IT'S GOING TO BE

NOTHING, WE NEED TO GO AHEAD

AND DO THIS, WE DID IT.

IT SEEMED LIKE SHORTLY AFTER

THAT, EVERYTHING STARTED

COMING TOGETHER.

LITTLE THINGS STARTED

GETTING PAID OFF.

WE WERE MAKING SOME

HEADWAY.

I GOT SOME PROMOTIONS AT

WORK, AND MY PAY WAS

ADVANCED.

Reporter: AS THEIR

INCOME INCREASED, THEY

CONTINUED TO GIVE AND PAY

OFF THEIR DEBTS.

FINALLY BRIAN OPENED HIS OWN

SCHOOL.

IT SEEMED LIKE EVERYBODY

JUMPED ON BOARD TO HELP

OUT.

I HAD FRIENDS COMING OUT.

GOD PUT ALL OF THESE PEOPLE

IN PLACE.

EVERYTHING WORKED.

AND NOW IT JUST -- I CAN'T

EXPLAIN IT.

Reporter: TODAY THE

SCHOOL IS THRIVING.

IN FACT, BRIAN IS LOOKING

FOR A NEW BUILDING BECAUSE

HE HAS OUTGROWN THE ONE HE

IS IN.

AND THAT $80,000 DEBT, IT'S

PAID OFF AND THE COUPLE

LIVES DEBT-FREE.

NOW SHERRY IS PURSUING HER

DREAM OF OWNING A FARM.

THE BOWLINGS BELIEVE IT IS

ALL BECAUSE OF THEIR

FAITHFUL GIVING.

GOD BLESSED US IN EVERY

WAY WE COULD THINK.

WE HAVE EVERYTHING WE NEED

AND MORE.

SHOW GOD YOUR FAITH, AND

HE WILL SHOW YOU HE WILL

TAKE CARE OF IT.

THAT'S FROM EXPERIENCE.

I'VE LEARNED THAT.

I DON'T QUESTION IT.

I DON'T DOUBT IT.

I KNOW THAT IT WORKS.

EMBED THIS VIDEO


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