Steven Hayward, Powerline
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse thought he could discredit Spencer not by arguing science, but by essentially asking Spencer “Are you now or have you ever been a believing Christian?”
Money: An Instrument for Blessing, Not an Indicator of It
John Onwuchekwa, 9Marks Blog
I was in college. I was a young Christian. And I remember walking past my pastor’s luxury car into the church office one day, and was greeted by a sign on the door that read, “We are no longer accepting requests for benevolence due to budgetary constraints.”
The Chief Cause of the Wealth of Nations is Not Material at All, but Knowledge and Skill
Matt Perman, What’s Best Next
This is why helping the poor is about far more than giving fruit baskets at Christmas. Aid, while it has its place and is essential in emergency situations, does not go to the root cause of poverty and that’s why it will never provide the ultimate solution.
9 Things You Should Know About Poverty in America
Joe Carter, The Gospel Coalition
Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the ‘war on poverty’ an attempt to harness the power of government to help the poor. Here are nine things you should know about poverty in America.