Aiding the poor through investing


While giving is a fundamental way of using wealth to aid those caught in poverty, wise investment of wealth can also be very effective in helping the poor. Over recent decades two broad movements illustrate what can be achieved by investment in the poorest communities. [Read more...]

Economic opportunities for the poor and vulnerable

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In a world in which every nation, every society, has under- and un-employed people in need of opportunities for work, how can Christians emulate Boaz? [Read more...]

Ayn Rand Didn’t Understand Capitalism. Or Altruism. Or Christianity. Or Reality.


Rand had an almost complete misunderstanding of capitalism. She confused self-interest with selfishness. [Read more...]

Profit and religious liberty


Our inadequate theology of work and economics has encouraged our culture to think about religion in a way that forces it out of cultural life. [Read more...]

Ready to work


When the economy is changing rapidly, those at the bottom of society can become disconnected from work. The cultural systems – family, schools, neighborhoods – that equip people with the mindset and social behaviors they need to work successfully are disrupted by economic change. The poor are the most likely to fall through the cracks. [Read more...]

Aiding the poor through spending


In some cases, spending more for the items we consume may improve the lives of those who make and sell them. [Read more...]

Evangelical entrepreneurship


The success of the economy depends on everyone – not just a few new-business creators– having an entrepreneurial mindset, or a spirit of entrepreneurship, in all of life. [Read more...]