Economist and columnist Paul Krugman declared personal bankruptcy today following a failed attempt to spend [...]MORE →
If properly understood, our vocations can help Christians impact our communities, our cities, and our world by helping restore the culture to the glory of God.
Restoring the culture to the glory of God: it’s [...]MORE →
Part 10 in a series on Eight Most Popular Myths about Wealth, Poverty, and Free Enterprise
These past eight weeks we’ve looked at the eight most popular myths about wealth, poverty, and free enterprise.
If anything has been conveyed in tackling [...]MORE →
Part 8 in a series on Eight Most Popular Myths about Wealth, Poverty, and Free Enterprise
Does free enterprise lead to an ugly consumerist culture?
For many critics, the modern market economy is not a pretty sight. People hear “free [...]MORE →
What resonated with me most were the different perspectives of these two audiences:
1. The [...]MORE →
It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is [...]MORE →
When economists talk about the free-market economy, they use principles that help explain what may come from certain actions. Their explanations emphasize an element of predictability.
But no one can know exactly what will happen in particular situations since unseen variables can affect outcomes. How should Christians approach the unpredictability inherent in [...]MORE →
Part 13 in a series on Midweek Memo
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5 Biggest Career Mistakes Christians Make (Part One): When J.B. Wood chose to pursue a secular career instead of going into ministry, he [...]MORE →