economy

A Free Market Works Not Because Wealth Is Valued, But Because Labor Is.

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A free market works not because wealth is valued, but because labor is. Jesus said we can’t serve both God and money and that it’s more difficult for the wealthy to enter the kingdom of God. Jesus never said accumulating wealth itself is sinful. Exploitation of the poor is sinful. Looking to wealth for salvation and meaning is sinful. Failing to steward what we’ve been given and failing to care for those in need are sinful. When these potential downfalls are mitigated or avoided, a free market inspires people to give more.

Jobs or Lives?: Upholding Human Dignity and Fighting Coronavirus

Jobs or Lives?: Upholding Human Dignity and Fighting Coronavirus

The volatile stock market and the economic toll of this virus is beyond staggering. 

A one-time check from the government won’t be enough for restaurant and small business owners, hotel and shopping center employees, barbers and stylists, bus drivers and substitute teachers, and many others, who face a financial crisis if they social distance potentially as real and damaging as the sickness they could acquire or spread if they do not.