What’s the most moral and biblical solution to poverty?
Theologian Wayne Grudem argues that free enterprise is the best answer to this question, according to Tyler O’Neil at the Christian Post.
While presenting his new book, A Poverty of Nations, at the [...]MORE →
Part 14 in a series on A Biblical Answer to Poverty
How can Christians learn from history how best to serve the poor?
The competing paradigms within evangelical thought on poverty alleviation can best be distinguished by the voluntary principle versus the principle of redistribution.
Evangelicals have [...]MORE →
In case you missed it – here are the top articles published on the blog this week.
Acts 2-5 and Poverty Art Lindsley
Acts 2-5…is not a support of wealth redistribution by church or state as a means to care for the least of these. It is a testament to the extent to [...]MORE →
Pope Francis seems to be capturing the attention, not just of Catholics, but of all Christians these days. His recent comments in the apostolic letter, Evangelli Gaudium, encouraged a dynamic conversation among Christians last week, trying to make sense of what he meant in critiquing trickle-down economics. Was the [...]MORE →
It’s so easy just to work for recognition. If your efforts get overlooked or your project doesn’t quite turn out the way you planned, it’s easy to think that you have wasted your time.
It’s especially easy to think this way as a leader who has a great deal of responsibility and [...]MORE →
Wealth. Poverty. Income Inequality. Prestige. Our modern society has striven to break the tension between the rich and the poor. Yet socioeconomic status still seems to matter. How do we approach this issue biblically?
Greg Forester tackles this topic on The Gospel Coalition. He notes that [...]MORE →
Four years ago, twin brothers Jason and David Benham heard a disturbing statistic: every month, over six hundred overseas missionaries return home due to lack of funding.
Recognizing their call to be ministers of the gospel, the Benham brothers began to pray about how God could use them to reverse [...]MORE →
Pope Francis’s new apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (“The Joy of the Gospel”) has created a media firestorm, with far more heat than light.
My own policy with any papal statement is pretty simple. I ignore media reports until I’ve read an authorized translation of the actual text. Media presentations [...]MORE →