Part 8 in a series on Markets & Morality
…make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will [...]MORE →
Part 13 in a series on Biblical Foundations of Economic Principles
What are some of the essential elements of economic progress? There are four key elements I’d like to explore today. Before jumping in, let’s get a biblical take on the background for economic progress.
The Cultural Mandate [...]MORE →
Have you ever felt like what you do the majority of the week at work doesn’t matter to God?
Many Christians struggle to find any meaning in their work. Many are taught it’s just a place to share your faith or earn a paycheck to donate to missions…
Businessman and IFWE [...]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 →
How should Christians think about work, success, and wealth?
Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.
Christians often hear about how the Bible criticizes wealth and chastises [...]MORE →
Part 7 in a series on Eight Most Popular Myths about Wealth, Poverty, and Free Enterprise
Hasn’t Christianity always opposed free enterprise? It’s easy to think so. In fact, my colleague, Anne Bradley, was asked this question by a student at a 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 →