Founded by Ron Blue and Larry Burkett, Kingdom Advisors exists to encourage, educate, and empower Christian financial professionals with biblical wisdom to be effective disciples of Jesus Christ in the marketplace. LifeGuide’s partners, Doug and Zak, have both completed the certification process and have been awarded the Certified Kingdom Advisor® (CKA®) designation.
Kingdom Advisors teach financial principles like:
As Certified Kingdom Advisors®, Doug and Zak have completed the coursework and examination, commit themselves to incorporate biblical principles into their financial advice, and provide evidence of an approved professional designation or have at least 10 years full-time experience in their discipline. In addition, CKAs® agree to espouse and practice the Kingdom Advisors Code of Ethics, by maintaining active local church involvement, and by providing pastoral and client letters of reference. They agree to submit themselves to annual accountability by another Certified Kingdom Advisor® and pledge that they practice biblical stewardship in their personal and professional lives and by regularly giving in proportion to their income.
From choosing your financial advisor to picking your attorney, CPA, and insurance professional, assembling your team of advisors can feel overwhelming. You know it’s important to ask the right questions, but where do you even start? What questions should you ask? What qualifications and attributes should you look for?
Here are a few of the questions that Kingdom Advisors recommends you ask when interviewing financial and investment advisors: