On this week’s episode we consider the biblical conditions necessary for human flourishing, which always manifests in economic prosperity. Jonathan Wellum, CEO of Rocklinc Investment Partners, shares how a biblical approach to economics handles inflation and private property, and how contemporary theories and policies cause the greatest harm to the world’s poorest people.
Man is king of creation, under God‘s authority, and He wants man to enjoy that creation. The problem with creation-worship is not creation, but the sinful human heart.
On this week’s episode we’re joined by Ezra Institute Fellow for Biblical Economics, Graeme Leach. Graeme explains why the realm of economics is frequently neglected or misunderstood by Christians, how a biblical vision for economic life, that emphasizes property rights, proportional taxation, and voluntary welfare, leads to a more free and prosperous society, and how Christians can take action to order our economic lives to the
Economic life, like every other area of life, is motivated by inescapably religious assumptions. As the people of God, it is important that we cultivate a biblical set of economic assumptions. In this week’s episode, Joe Boot addresses a class at Regent University on the question of justice and economics.
Russ Hiebert joins us this Worldview Wednesday during our Worldview and the Marketplace Program to talk about the purpose of work, and how we ought to pursue it to the glory of God and to provide rest for others. Music graciously provided by Jacob Moon.
Joe Boot, EICC Fellow Dr. Ted Fenske, and Dr. Peter Saunders, address the current social and healthcare implications of the COVID19 crisis, touching on how to think about models and projections, the holistic human cost of present measures, and how social isolation is a privilege.
EICC Fellow Tim Dieppe explains the economic and social implications of Islamic finance products, showing how they actually cost the end-user more than traditional investments.
God in His Word has much to say about money and economic issues, and the ways that we produce and use it. There are many perspectives among Christians concerning this issue. What is the biblical way to think about money on a personal and societal level? How should we understand money in light of the kingdom of God? What does a responsible, godly attitude towards wealth look like?
Dr. Brian Mattson critiques the Marxist economic theories of Thomas Piketty, and demonstrates that the human problem is not wealth inequality, but sin.