Steve Bierfeldt

Steve Bierfeldt is a libertarian who enjoys CrossFit and continually seeking out (and conquering), new challenges. He writes about travel, saving money, time management, and reaching new goals on his personal blog, LiveSmartNotHard.com. He wholeheartedly believes, “To whom much is given, of him much shall be required” (Luke 12:48). Follow him @SteveBierfeldt.

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Christians Are Weird

Throughout the Bible, God tells us to be different. He calls us not to think the same, act the same, even dress or speak the same.

What Forrest Gump Taught Me About Church

I didn’t go to church, and I felt absolutely OK with it. This was the sentiment I had even after becoming a believer, specifically during college. With even only a couple years as a Christian, I was quite well-versed in the Bible. I picked up concepts …

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in a Rut

  “Do you know anything about something called a Zion Baptist Church?” one of my college roommates asked. I smiled, as I was pretty sure I knew this was going to lead to a good story.   “The assignment is to go to a service of a different rel …

Don’t Ruin It for the Next Guy (or Girl)

Earlier this year I wrote a piece for Boundless called, “Being a Man is Worth Losing a Friend” and relayed an experience of asking out a girl I’d known for many years. Instead of telling me how she felt (or I suppose, didn’t feel), she chose to ignore …

The Mark of a Bully

Dealing with a bully isn’t anything new. At one time or another, we’ve all had to deal with the passive-aggressive boss or the mean kid on the playground. For many years I was involved in politics, including jobs on campaigns, nonprofit groups, and hig …

Changing My Mind

If you could do one thing, every day, for the rest of your life, what would it be? If you wrote down that answer and then asked yourself the same question a year from now, do you think it would change? Instead of a year from now, what if you asked your …

Your Time Has Value

How much is your time worth? Literally. If you had to place a monetary value on it, what would it be? If I offered to “buy” a year of your life, what would you take for it? If I offered you a job you’d hate, in a place you don’t want to live, and I sai …

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