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Is one school of economic thought better than another? Is it important for Christians to understand sound economic principles? What is government’s role in the economy? Find out more…

The Rise of Government and the Destruction of Liberty

Dr. Paul Cleveland If you ask people today if they value freedom they will invariably tell you that they do. Regrettably, based upon their preferred government policy proposals, that assertion cannot be true. I am often surprised at how little people think about the nature of government and the problems that have arisen in society […]

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Do You See the World as Jesus Sees It?

by Dr. Paul Cleveland | Jun 6, 2018 | Articles | In Romans chapter twelve the Apostle Paul tells us not to be conformed to the pattern of this world, but to be transformed by the renewal of our minds. The question I would like to raise is, “What does this look like in practice?” […]

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The Utopian Vision and Cultural Hostility

by Dr. Paul Cleveland – The contentiousness of the recent presidential election provides an apt occasion for us to ask the question, “Are we ‘coming apart’?” to borrow from the title of Charles Murray’s recent book. To understand the nature of the current hostility we must first find its roots. Indeed, the seeds of it […]

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Economic Goods and the Problem of Greed

By. Dr. Paul Cleveland – It is sometimes thought that capitalism promotes greed. Indeed, critics of the free market routinely argue that people left to their own devices in the economic arena engage in all sorts of greedy behavior. But is this criticism valid? The proliferation of economic goods may indeed give us the appearance […]

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Christian Economics

A Christian Understanding of Economics: Mutual Gains from Trade By Eric Schansberg It is common for Christians to be relatively uninterested in economics. Within politics, those who are socially and theologically conservative tend to focus on matters of personal righteousness (e.g., gambling), community standards (e.g., prayer in schools), and especially “social justice” (e.g., “life” issues […]

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