Every day, we face real-world economics issues such as poverty, systemic inequity in housing or farm loans, education or health care. Yet piecing together a Biblical teaching concerning such economic issues is a difficult task for a variety of reasons. First, we tend to focus on what the Bible says about the spiritual side of… Read More
Picture this: In the midst of a busy workday, you use your lunch hour to run errands and check some items off your never-ending list of to-dos. Along the way, you encounter a person holding a sign that says, “Need work. Please help.” This sort of encounter forces us to grapple with the reality of poverty… Read More
What can children’s ministry teach you about God? Why did Evangelicals stop advocating for the environment? Why are millennials attracted to democratic socialism? What does Lightning McQueen teach us about bringing jobs to rural America? Get answers to these questions and more from Spence Spencer, Kaitlyn Schiess, Hugh Whelchel, Joseph Sunde and Brianna Copeland in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.
Will following God make you healthy, wealthy and happy? Is there a connection between your faithfulness to God and your prosperity? Advocates of the prosperity gospel say yes. David Jones and Russell Woodbridge tackle these important questions in their new book, Health, Wealth, and Happiness: How the Prosperity Gospel Overshadows the Gospel of Christ (Grand Rapids:… Read More
Summer is in full swing, which means one thing: Now is the time to perfect your summer reading list. As you compile your reading list, many of our Intersect contributors would like to recommend their favorites. We’ll share their recommendations over the coming weeks. This week, we highlight books on work, culture, the prosperity gospel, women and homosexuality from Benjamin T…. Read More