About Oikonomia Network

The Oikonomia Network is a community of theological educators and evangelical seminaries equipping pastors to connect biblical wisdom, sound theology and good stewardship to work and the economy. Learn more at www.oikonomianetwork.org.

Spirit and Scripture speak

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Much of what the Bible says about economics is addressed to the agricultural economy of its time. Are we doomed to go without any scriptural guidance for economic systems? [Read more...]

Faith, work, and economics in four evangelical traditions

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Whenever people talk about faith, work, and economics, we speak from perspectives within our various faith traditions. While there are important things evangelicals hold in common – the faith once delivered to the saints, the legacy of the Reformation, etc. – there is also important variety across our communities. [Read more...]

Pastors, seminary students, and economics

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Why do pastors need to know all that much about economics? My friend and writing partner, Austin Hill, tells the story of a conference he attended as a graduate student where the facilitator posed the provocative question, β€œCan somebody name for me one area of our lives that has nothing to do with economics?” The group was silent for more than a few moments, as many pondered this for the first time. [Read more...]


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