Category Archives: Q & A

Does Christianity Support Communism?

Does Christianity, and namely the early church, point towards communism as the most “Christian” economic structure? Some Christian thinkers have pointed towards passages like the following to provide a basis for claiming that a type of communal existence is the … Continue reading

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Should Churches Borrow Money?

This post is a “team effort.” It combines some points made by Larry Burkett in an article titled “Should Churches Borrow Money?” and my own thoughts and convictions. The article can be found in Using Your Money Wisely. (Link to … Continue reading

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Storing or Pouring: How Should a Christian Build Wealth?

There is an array of perspectives regarding Christianity and wealth.  Some truth, some lies and a lot of confusion, leaves many Christians with serious questions regarding their financial pursuits.  I have tried to keep the issue of Christian wealth building Biblical and … Continue reading

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How Should a Christian View the Welfare System?

I got asked by a friend the other day: “How should a Christian view the Welfare System?”  Tough question.  Loaded question.  There are a lot of hidden assumptions and persuasions within such a question- humanitarian, political, economic, social, spiritual, religious…  … Continue reading

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ANSWERS: Why Do Some People Get Offended By Generosity?

I got some great answers from “the pros” and “regular joes”.  Here they are: THE PROS From BibleMoneyMatters.com :   “I think that in many instances people get offended when you give them money because there is an implied power relationship when … Continue reading

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Why Do Some People Get Offended By Generosity?

If you have begun a life of Biblical generosity, then you have run into this problem:  A generous gift is met with awkwardness, disgruntled distance, or perhaps even offense.  As we begin to give liberally, we will eventually run into … Continue reading

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What is the Formula for Christian Finance?

I often get asked something along the lines:  What is the formula for Christian finance?  Oh, if only it were that easy!   The simplest answer I can come up with off the top of my head is this: “All the … Continue reading

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What is the “New Testament” Standard of Giving?

I got asked this question on a blog discussion board:  “It is easy to see the Old Testament standard/expectations for giving, but what would you say is the ‘New Testament’ Standard of Giving?” A great question.  Here is the best … Continue reading

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