Our friends at The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics are doing a great job tackling important subjects. Here’s the start of their latest installment on a question that consistently gets brought up by people: what was going on when believers sold their goods and shared them in this first days of the early church?
Here at IFWE, we’re working to help people integrate their faith with their work and economic thinking. Part of our mission includes exploring the implications of our faith for how we participate in our economic systems. We desire a system that promotes human creativity, purpose, and freedom.
There has been recent buzz about what appears to some to be the more socialistic aspects of Christianity. The Huffington Post and the Washington Post’s On Faith blog have both published op-eds touting progressive sounding Scriptures.
Acts 2-5 presents a beautiful picture of Christian community. But does it mandate socialism for believers? What can be said to such a claim? Read more…