Part 1 in a series on Is Your Work Useless?
Tim Keller, Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, is an influential thought leader in the faith and work movement. The message he’d like Christians to embrace is that all work is [...]MORE →
Part 8 in a series on Markets & Morality
Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager [...]MORE →
Part 7 in a series on Markets & Morality
Culture, then, may be either godless or godly, depending on the spirit which animates it.
- Henry R.Van Til
After looking more closely at the idea of redemption in my MORE →
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article about high school students in Citronelle, Alabama using the Wi-Fi at McDonald’s restaurants because they did not have internet connectivity at home. It’s a real story of low income families creatively making ends meet for the sake of their children’s education.
Stewardship is a big topic in churches and other Christian circles. Understanding economics can help us practice better stewardship, but exactly how can we use concepts like trade and “comparative advantage” to become better stewards?
How Does Trade Make Us Better Stewards?
None of us is able to produce all [...]MORE →
Part 23 in a series on Midweek Memo
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When Food Isn’t the Answer to Hunger New York Times
When the Indian Ocean tsunami hit in December 2004…the great global [...]MORE →
One of my colleagues recently attended a global missions conference, where a common question was posed to a panel of Christian entrepreneurs: “How many people came to Christ as a result of your business?”
This question is not new. In his essay Learning In Wartime, C.S. Lewis [...]MORE →
I saw a great bumper sticker on my way to work last week. It said:
Liberals confuse the state with charity. Conservatives confuse the state with security.
There is some truth to both of these statements. Regardless of our political positions, we are always tempted to place our hope in something other [...]MORE →