Between Marx and Christ

  Karl Marx (1818-1883) famously derided religion as a myth. He described it as an opiate which people take to help them cope with oppression and social injustice. At the root of society’s problem was the existence of private property. The possession of property placed the owners in a class distinct from those who lacked…

To invest or not to invest

    One of my connections on LinkedIn raised a suggestion that rather than converting a disused factory into a worship centre, it would be more ‘strategic’ for the Gospel and helpful to people for Christian entrepreneurs to acquire the production facility, commit resources to it and keep it afloat. Below is a dissenting opinion…

12 Theses on a Christian Understanding of Economics, by Albert Mohler

Regrettably, many American Christians know little about economics. Furthermore, many Christians assume that the Bible has nothing at all to say about economics. But a biblical worldview actually has a great deal to teach us on economic matters. The meaning of work, the value of labor, and other economic issues are all part of the…

Book Review: Money, Greed and God, by Jay W. Richards

There is an idea abroad that capitalism is a system of greed and exploitation. It is a system where rich land or resource owners employ poor and needy individuals, set them to work tirelessly like slaves for hours on end, and pay them peanuts for their efforts. ‘Down with such a system’, is the cry….

Book Review: Business for the Glory of God

                          Is business a necessary evil? Contemporary spirituality tends to think ‘yes’. But this little book by Wayne Grudem argues otherwise. And he does so from Scripture. According to the author, business is a calling that not only caters to man’s good, but…

A Biblical View of Economics, by Kerby Anderson

It has been my desire for several years now to understand how the Christian faith applies to life. And I give thanks to God that he has helped me in that quest by bringing my way several articles and books that point out what the truth of Christianity means for several disciplines, whether Law, Science,…