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Fixing the Moral Deficit

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
Fixing the Moral Deficit: An Overview

Fixing the Moral Deficit: An Overview

"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.

Read an Excerpt

Read an Excerpt

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."

About the Author: Ronald J. Sider

About the Author: Ronald J. Sider

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.

Evangelicalsfor Social Action

Evangelicalsfor Social Action

Visit the website of the organization founded by Ron Sider.

Prism Magazine

Prism Magazine

PRISM magazine, the premier publication of Evangelicals for Social Action, is an award-winning, bimonthly magazine that encourages a vision of relevant, compassionate Christian witness in our culture.

A Video Interview with Ron Sider

A Video Interview with Ron Sider

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.

Book Club Roundtable

Finding Common Ground

Finding Common Ground

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.

The Biblical Case for Helping the Poor

The Biblical Case for Helping the Poor

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.

A Too Balanced Way for American Christians?

A Too Balanced Way for American Christians?

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.

A Roadmap for Balancing Budgets

A Roadmap for Balancing Budgets

By Lisa Sharon Harper

In Fixing the Moral Deficit, Sider lays out the hard economic facts in tandem with clear biblical principles for engagement.

Biblical Principles for Debt Reduction

Biblical Principles for Debt Reduction

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.

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