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Tag: wealth

  • Poor in Spirit

    Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 (NIV) When Luke records this dictum, he leaves off “in spirit,” so it becomes a saying about poverty. Yet what benefit, what good is there in being poor or in having an attitude of poverty? To answer this, I think […]

  • America’s Poor Are Rich

    Read and comment on my blog. Christina Johnson, my nephew’s wife, has a blog where she normally shares pictures and stories about her new baby. But yesterday she posted a full blown rant. Having spent a year in Davao, Philippines, she has had some first hand experience seeing real third-world poverty, and her assessment of […]

  • Christians Caused Crash?

    Read and comment on my blog. The headline on this month’s issue of The Atlantic piqued my interest. “Did Christianity Cause the Crash? How Preachers Are Spreading a Gospel of Debt,” it read. I couldn’t wait to dig in. I wasn’t far into the article, however, before I discovered that here was no far-reaching indictment […]