Fixing the Moral Deficit
A Balanced Way to Balance the Budget
by Ronald J. Sider"For decades, Ron Sider has been helping Christians engage the political system without compromising our primary allegiance to Jesus and his cross...Here is Ron's most recent masterpiece on one of the most urgent issues facing the U.S.A."
—Shane Claiborne, author and activist, www.thesimpleway.org
"There is a way—a realistic way, a moral way—to fix the deficit. We can break political gridlock with solutions that stand on a foundation of solid values and fair play." Read more about the new book by Ron Sider, and what others are saying about it.
By Ronald J. Sider
From the Introduction: "I believe there is a way forward that is both economically wise and morally just. I also believe most American Christians would choose such a path if they understood both the hard economic facts and relevant biblical principles."
Learn more about Ron Sider, the prolific author of Fixing the Moral Deficit and Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger, and the founder of Evangelicals for Social Action.
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In this new video interview, Ron Sider describes what he means by a "moral deficit" and what each one of us can do - and must do - to fix it.
By Kurt Willems
If we would read proposals like this and have honest discussion, we might find that we have a lot more in common than we have that separates us as Christians involved in American politics.
By Fred Clark
Fixing the Moral Deficit contains elements of Sider at his best—glimpses of why he can be an immensely challenging (in the best sense) and rewarding writer.
By Roger Wolsey
We Christians are not called to be "balanced." We're called to be faithful and being faithful means being radical. Bottom line, our national standard of living has to go down in order for the standard of living of others in other nations to rise.
By Lisa Sharon Harper
In Fixing the Moral Deficit, Sider lays out the hard economic facts in tandem with clear biblical principles for engagement.
By Chuck Colson
By describing the deficit as a "justice crisis" Ron Sider has turned our attention to where it should be: not what is "politically doable" or what I can make "someone else" pay but, instead, what is right by my neighbor and those who will follow.