Is There a “Christian Economics”? Part 1

For good reason economics is traditionally labeled “the dismal science.” Even the best economists in the world radically disagree with each other about how best to predict a society’s economic future and how best to program its distribution of goods...

Why Christians Should Care for the Weak

Donald Kraybill’s book, “The Upside-Down Kingdom,” is a modern Christian classic of social ethics. Its basic thesis, well supported from Christian Scripture, is that the kingdom of God is a social order of reverse values – from popular, “common...

10 Principles for Just Money

War-making and money-making are “morally dangerous” engagements. As the Christian faith developed Just War principles to guide governments and soldiers, we need Just Money principles to guide governments and financial traders – and bankers. That’s an...

Following God’s Dream Often Leads to Persecution

Righteousness is a word often used but rarely defined. It can refer to proper conduct—acting appropriately in a given situation—and it can denote good character—being the kind of person one ought to be. I would define it as the proper ordering of one’s life....