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Should Churches Be Large?

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed…” Matthew 13:31 Christians admire mega churches and corporation-sized Christian non-profits. They have amazing capacity to take on large projects and to deliver the goods. Both have a large capacity for innovation … Continue reading

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Is Charging Interest a Sin?

LORD, who may dwell in your sanctuary?…[he] who lends his money without usury… Psalm 15 This may be an oversimplification, but there seems to be two basic kinds of debt: The kind that comes from overspending, and the kind that … Continue reading

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The Infantilization of America?

Many still argue that consumerism is necessary for a market economy to thrive.  Benjamin Barber, in his book "Consumed," challenges that assumption, arguing that consumerism is damaging to our culture, and ultimately to capitalism itself.  Here he is on the Colbert … Continue reading

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