Harvey Armour

About Harvey Armour

For more than 35 years, under the auspices of Crown Financial Ministries and Calvary Baptist Church of Winston-Salem, NC, Harvey Armour taught seminars on personal money management and counseled with people in need of personal financial counseling. Based upon the knowledge he gained in teaching the seminars and in counseling people, Mr. Armour has written more than 40 articles on personal financial management. And, as a result of his longtime interest in finding credible answers to difficult questions regarding spiritual matters, Mr. Armour has also written more than 150 articles regarding difficult biblical matters, based upon information he has gathered from extensive studying of the Bible and various other sources. Mr. Armour has a BBA degree, with a concentration in accounting, from the University of Texas at Arlington, and an MBA degree, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of North Texas. He also has earned certificates as a Certified Public Accountant and as a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Armour is now retired after more than 30 years in asset management . He is married and has two grown children – a son and a daughter. He has lived in Winston-Salem, NC since June 1973, and has been a member of Calvary Baptist Church since 1974.

Are People Fools If They Do Not Properly Acknowledge God?

Certainly, there are many people who do not believe in a Supreme Being whom the Bible generally refers to as God or the Lord.  However, there is ample evidence that God, who is the central focus of the Bible, is an actual supernatural Being who is the Creator of the entire universe, including all […]

Seeking God’s Guidance

Many people flounder around in life, unable to satisfactorily make important decisions that determine the course and the quality of their life.  Often this inability is because they lack adequate guidance.

But what if people could get the guidance they need – from God?  We will consider several Bible scriptures which indicate that people can […]

Why Teach Your Children about God?

Few, if any, normal parents would think it is not necessary to teach their children correct moral values and behavior.  However, a number of otherwise normal parents avoid teaching their children about God.  Probably, the primary reason why many of these parents take this approach is because they either do not believe in God […]

What Does the Bible Say about Pride and Humility?

Does the Bible indicate that pride is always wrong and humility is always right?  Before we consider what the Bible says about pride and humility, we want to make clear the meaning of these two terms when we mention them in this article.

Webster’s Dictionary has several definitions of pride.  The primary definitions are “an […]

Faithful Obedience to God

In Matthew 25, Jesus Christ tells a parable about a man who gave three of his servants money to invest for him during the lengthy period that he would be traveling elsewhere.  When the man returned after his long absence, he commended two of the three servants, both of whom had done a good […]

Importance of Kindness

Larry Burkett, a teacher and writer regarding financial matters from a Christian perspective, states, “The evidence of our commitment to God’s way will be seen in our concern for others.”  Genuine concern for the welfare of other people indicates authentic kindness, which is a result of having agape love (the purest, deepest kind of […]

Are You as Honest as You Think You Are?

Most people may think of themselves as honest, because they do not engage in what they regard as “serious” acts of dishonesty.  But, it is likely that many of these same people engage, at least occasionally, in acts that they regard as “insignificant” dishonesty.  Perhaps, the primary reason a lot of these people do […]

The Outlook for Atheists and Agnostics to Seriously Consider

Psalm 14:1a states, “The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God.’”  Presumably, such a person also does not believe in heaven or hell.  So, if God,  heaven, and hell actually do exist, what are the implications for atheists and agnostics?  This article will attempt to explain why it is crucial for everyone to […]

What Will Eternity Be Like for Christians?

Evidently, many people, including Christians, have only a vague understanding of what their eternal life will actually be like.  Because the Bible indicates that only Christians can be assured of eternal salvation, this article will focus on what eternity will be like for those who are genuine Christians (i.e., people who have sincerely trusted […]

How to Pray Effectively

Apparently, many people who pray do not know how to pray effectively (i.e., their prayers do not seem to provide the desired results).  What we will attempt to do in this article is to address what is necessary to pray effectively.  The topics we will discuss are as follows:

What are the basic functions […]