What happens if we take Jesus at his word: “Blessed are the poor?” If we don’t subconsciously add “in spirit?”
Category Archives: Economy
God, Ecology, and Relational Power￼￼
For Jesus the way the disciples (and the way we) have been taught relationship is problematic. The way we have been taught to compete and to count insiders and outsiders, it won’t work if you want to follow Jesus. It won’t work if you want to do something about climate change.
God’s Economics (part 2): Perspective and Generosity
This week, I want to look at two more facets of God’s economics. These two are pretty intimately linked. This morning I want to talk about economic perspective and the practice of generosity.
God’s Economy (part 1): Abundance and Equity
God’s economy does not look like our economy. Where we struggle with scarcity, with anxiety that there will never be enough, God provides abundantly. And God invites us to work for more equity, so that regardless of the color of your skin, or the profession of your parents, all might know God’s abundant blessings in this life.