Author Archives: Chuck Bentley

About Chuck Bentley

CEO, Crown Mininstries

Tax Cheats, Tax Planning, and Taxmen in the Bible: Timeless Advice for Tax Day in USA Today

KNOXVILLE, TN (04-10-14) – “Feeling anxious about your tax liability and government’s ever-increasing share of your income?  The Bible has many references to taxes that will sound strangely relevant at this time of year … beginning with the story of … Continue reading

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Starting Your Own Business May Be The Key To Finding Your Dream Job in 2014

By: Robert Dickie III, President Crown Financial Ministries. Published recently in FoxNews and Bloomberg Businessweek In a sluggish economy, if your New Year’s resolution is to find a dream job, it may be time to consider whether it’s time to … Continue reading

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America cannot afford for Washington to continue its profligate spending

Published by Washington Examiner October 21, 2013 Leaders in Congress found a red line they would not cross in the budget deal just passed: a new Obama administration red line keeping the country mired in deficit spending. Faced with the … Continue reading

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Job hunt getting you down — how to build a full-time life in a part-time world – August 6, 2013

By Robert Dickie, President, Crown Financial Ministries Published August 02, 2013 by FoxNews.com Cultural shifts through industrial and technological advances have re-written maps and world histories as people responded to events, grasping for that which drives humankind: survival. The Industrial … Continue reading

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The Founders’ fear of federal debt: Unlike today’s leaders, they considered overspending immoral – published in Washington Times – July 4, 2013

George Washington would roll over in his grave — bumping into his fellow Founding Fathers — if he knew the scope of America’s public debt. Among the values shared by America’s first leaders was an absolute fear of debt, given … Continue reading

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Apple’s tax ethics: Unpatriotic or shrewdness in action?

Apple Inc. recently “took a bite” out of its corporate tax liabilities and caused a public outcry. But the ethical issues raised by such a move do not begin or end with them alone. The discovery that this innovative technology … Continue reading

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Forget the IRS and Benghazi! Here’s the Real Scandal: Profli-Gate, observes Crown’s Chuck Bentley in the Washington Post

Scandals in American government are nothing new.  As King Solomon noted, “There is nothing new under the sun.” In fact, most of us can recall a number of major government failures that have come and gone. Forty years to the … Continue reading

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God’s Leaders Needed Now

The America I was raised in was saturated with the influence of evangelical Christians. While it is hard to define the meaning of the word “evangelical,” I view it as those followers of Christ who believe the Bible is true, … Continue reading

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Faith in America’s Future: From Inauguration Day to November 2016

The second inauguration of President Barack Obama is now history. The theme of his next term was framed by New York Senator Charles Schumer, “Faith in America’s Future.” The president’s address gave us a glimpse of his goals for the … Continue reading

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The Sword or The Savior: The Only Two Constraints for Evil

On July 22, 2011, Norway was rocked by a heinous crime that remains an open wound. Anders Breivik, a 32-year-old terrorist armed with tactical gear, firearms and bombs, murdered a total of 77 innocent civilians, mostly teenagers enjoying their summer … Continue reading

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