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How Do You Meet the World’s Needs Through Your Calling?
Greg Ayers, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

According to Jeremiah 29:5-7, one reason we as Christians work to fulfill the Cultural Mandate is for the benefit of others, not just for ourselves. Our work is intended for the shalom, the peace and prosperity of our surrounding culture.

Make business ethics less boring
Edward Hadas, Reuters

If finance is to be made more ethical, Nichols and other crusaders will have to offer something more substantial and detailed than eloquent but vague calls for virtue.

Nigerian gov’t allowing religiously related violence to destabilize country
Alliance Defending Freedom

Ongoing attacks and retaliations by Muslims and Christians in Nigeria’s violent, religiously-and-ethnically-mixed Middle Belt has left more than 100 dead and dozens of properties destroyed since March of this year.

Christian Critics of Capitalism
John Turner, The Anxious Bench

One major reason that more Christians are not critical of capitalism is a simple belief that it works pretty well compared to most economic systems.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).