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|Does God care if you are rich or poor?|
How are we to view wealth and prosperity
from a Christian Perspective?
Several times over the years I have seen some Christians react negatively to the idea expressed in the title of this article. Make the claim that living out Christianity will tend to cause all kinds of prosperity
If you have questions about America’s “war culture” come on over and read the article and tell me your thoughts and questions. Maybe you
I associate Kirk Cameron with the Left Behind series of movies, so I am really excited to hear him talking about how we should not surrender because it looks like the end of the world, but we should fight for the future.
I hope your are inspired.
If you would like more information about this live event when it is in your area go here: http://www.monumentalmovie.com/
Hat tip to Ed Willing over at The Founders Intent for calling my attention to this video and to the live event that it promotes. You can see Ed’s post here: http://www.foundersintent.org/2012/02/26/monumental-the-movie-you-must-see-march-27th/
|Abundance and Prosperity|
Why do some argue that the government needs to act in order to help the poor while others argue that helping the poor should be left in private hands?
Is this primarily a political question of Democrat vs. Republican or Liberal vs. Conservative?
Or is it a worldview question?
Darrow Miller and Gary Brumbelow have written an article that shows some of the worldview roots to these two perspectives.
Here are my summaries on the four perspectives that they discussed:
Have you ever turned on the TV and seen pictures of starving children covered in flies followed by an appeal to help the poor?
In order to really help the poor we need to stop seeing them as victims and instead see their potential as children of God.
Here is a video with some thoughts along these lines from a worker in Nicaragua:
Here is a link to the video and some excerpts at the PovertCure.org website: http://www.povertycure.org/voices/anielka-mnkel/#When:23:13:22Z