Tag Archives: Capitalism


This past weekend I had a respectful email conversation with a friend about some of the things going on in our country. My friend reached out to me with questions. Below is a rather long email I sent in response. … Continue reading

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Right In Front of Us

While it seems a lot of my friends are concerned about all the scandals going on in Washington, something is happening right in front of us that very few people notice, much less discuss, and that is the injustice aimed … Continue reading

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Is Economic Inequality a Sin?

I recently read an article where the author asked if evangelical pastors were ready and willing to call economic inequality and inequality of opportunity a sin? (Here is a link to that article.) The writer of this article stated, “…the … Continue reading

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The 47%

Margaret Thatcher is credited with saying, “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” I whole-heartedly agree with that sentiment. Concerning capitalism, Talcott Parsons wrote in his forward to The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit … Continue reading

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Capitalism vs. Socialism

“Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under socialism, the reverse is true.”              (Polish Proverb) “Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” (John Nichols) ____________________________________________ I recently followed a thread … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Gleaning

The Old Testament law of gleaning is a beautiful example of how to help people in need without becoming enablers. Listen to the Law of the Lord: “When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the … Continue reading

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