Rich Lost, Poor Lost

The late Prentice Meador, one of my mentors, used to say the church was least equipped to minister to the rich and the poor. By this, I believe he meant churches don’t really know what to do with either group.  His statement certainly matches my experience. Church programs, ministries, staff, are built for the middle-class. […]

Biblical Economics – Generosity Isn’t Just for the Rich

Generosity isn’t just for the rich. Preachers who encourage those who have less not to give do a a great disservice to the Kingdom. Of course God commands those who are rich to radical generosity. He does the same for those who have less. Generosity is the call of every Christian, and God uses it […]

Biblical Economics – Does Jesus Hate the Rich?

It seems to me there is an increasing level of confusion on what Jesus thought about economics. This matters a lot because the claims being made on many sides of the current debate cut under the core message of the Gospel itself. In times like these, when everyone is rushing to say what Jesus thinks […]