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Elgin Hushbeck: A Cautionary Note On the Current Political Environment

by Elgin Hushbeck, Jr., Engineer, Christian apologist, and author of Preserving Democracy, What is Wrong with Social Justice?, Christianity and Secularism, and Evidence for the Bible,. There is no question that Liberalism in general, and the Democrat party in specific are in trouble. Not only did they lose the last election, but with their defeats starting in 2010,…

Biblical History | Christian Living | Christianity | Economics | Government | Politics | Refugees

Bruce Epperly: The Book of Ruth, Gleaning, and the Social Safety Net

by Dr. Bruce Epperly Leviticus 19:9-10 proclaims: When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor and…

Capitalism | Discipleship | Economics | Idolatry

“Does Capitalism best express Christian economic values? —NO!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is part of our series on controversial questions. A NO post will normally follow a YES post. Join in by posting your comments.]  by Chris Eyre Chris has been with Energion Publishing since 1997 and fills a variety of rolls, mostly behind the scenes. Expect to hear more from him in…

Capitalism | Economics | Socialism

Does Capitalism Best Express Christian Economic Values? —YES!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is part of our series on controversial questions. A NO post will normally follow a YES post. Join in by posting your comments.] by Elgin Hushbeck The quick and easy answer is a resounding yes. However, many have a distorted view of capitalism and thus will be puzzled by such a…