The Christian should care both about extreme wealth and poverty, the former because money easily becomes idolatrous and the latter because Christians are to love all and anyone in pain and misery ought to experience the grace of Christians. This recent set of graphs reveals the Top 1% are getting richer and richer while the poor are on the decline in income.
About Scot McKnight
Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight, author of more than forty books, is the Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL.