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Work, Wealth, and Capital in the Kingdom of God

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nate Wright

May 29, 2024

Work is a central aspect of life. On today’s show, we continue our series, Conversations & Presuppositions, by examining a Christian view of work, wealth, and capital and investing our time, talents, and treasures to advance the Kingdom of God.

 

Interest Rates, ESG, and Godly Investments w/ Jonathan Wellum

by Joe Boot and Jonathan Wellum and Ryan Eras

December 6, 2023

Jonathan Wellum joins us once more on the podcast to reflect on the economic year 2023, and to discuss ESG, ethical investing, and the worldview difference between a godly and ungodly approach to economics.

 

Christian Socialism? w/ Graeme Leach

by Graeme Leach and Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

July 12, 2023

Ezra Institute Fellow for Biblical Economics, Graeme Leach, joins us on this week’s podcast episode to discuss the phenomenon of Christians advocating for historically socialist and Marxist economic policies. Many Christians have had their economic views informed by the world rather than the Word of God, and Graeme explains how (at least) two of the…

 

Economics and Investing w/Jonathan Wellum

by Joe Boot and Jonathan Wellum and Ryan Eras

July 20, 2022 | Proverbs Proverbs 24:30

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.

 

Economic Utopianism

by Graeme Leach and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

April 13, 2022

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

 

A Freed Life and a Free Market

by Joe Boot

May 5, 2021 | Isaiah Isaiah 28:23-29

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.

 

Lockdown, Identity, and the Purpose of Work

by Nathan Oblak and Russ Hiebert and Ryan Eras

October 21, 2020

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.

 

Coronavirus: What are we Dealing With?

by Joe Boot and Peter Saunders and Ted Fenske

April 3, 2020

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.

 

Islamic Finance

by Ryan Eras and Tim Dieppe

September 6, 2019

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.