God’s Economy in operation…

Over the past few weeks I have been blogging in a series contemplating a response for those who are followers of Jesus rather than simply following along with our political ideologies.  In so many ways Jesus calls us to view poverty in ways that sit outside of politics. And it is worth considering as today the 7 Billionth person was added to the planet…leaving even more living in poverty today than yesterday…. Read More

Responding to Grace

The past few weeks on this blog I have been writing about what The Bible has to say about some of the causes of poverty. This brings us to: 4. No matter what government does, The Church has the capacity & responsibility to make caring for The Poor a priority. We are called back to consider the role of Jesus’ Church in responding to poverty.  We live in a time of government… Read More

Systems and Poverty

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about 5 ideas for us to keep in mind when it comes to The Poor, especially at the beginning of a new political season.  This week I am going to write about number 2 on my list: 2. Poverty can have a systemic cause. As I talk with people I find a number of folks who see this as being a very liberal perspective that… Read More