Part 1 in a series on Profits and Pricing
We have all seen the various stereotypes of the Wall Street tycoon grinding the little guy under his thousand-dollar dress shoes on his way to the top.
In the popular imagination, it is almost inconceivable to think that someone could [...]READ FULL POST →
Is envy is on the upswing in America?
Echoing what Mike Rowe said recently about wealth envy, American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks pushes further to say wealth envy is on the upswing in America.
In a New York Times article, he says,
Unfortunately, in the wake of the Great Recession, [...]READ FULL POST →
Bob Varney has had a rich, entrepreneurial career in both the business and nonprofit worlds. He’s run tech companies, worked in commercial real estate development, and now consults with Campus Crusade. What’s the most important lesson he’s learned throughout his experiences? The importance of asking God for guidance in his work.
In IFWE’s latest podcast, [...]READ FULL POST →
Many years ago I heard a quote attributed to Thomas Edison:
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
I have been haunted by quotes like this all my life.
On the first page of What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get [...]READ FULL POST →
Part 18 in a series on A Biblical Answer to Poverty
As I mentioned last week, income inequality per se is not a harbinger of poverty. But why?
Economist David Henderson explains it this way:
How does an increase in inequality mean that income [...]READ FULL POST →
I am a fully grown man and I’m not ashamed to admit I went to see The Lego Movie with two other fully independent adults. And we had a great time.
Initially drawn in by the jokes and the creative animation, I was pleasantly surprised by what I took to be a biblical narrative: we [...]READ FULL POST →
What comes to your mind when you think of economics? Do you think of charts, graphs, and mathematical models, or general principles of human behavior? Can our understanding of the Bible inform our economic thinking?
How we answer these questions can tell us how the discipline of economics can help us: whether [...]READ FULL POST →
Do you struggle with going to work everyday? Are you feeling dissatisfied with your job? Bill Clark, a professional counselor and professor at Reformed Theological Seminary, recently sat down with IFWE executive director Hugh Whelchel to offer practical advice on dealing with job dissatisfaction.
That dissatisfaction is a symptom…It should [...]READ FULL POST →