Why the activism of some fellow Americans scares me.
May 14, 2013
Child sponsorship provides the most basic necessity.
May 13, 2013
Alongside all the moral arguments against gambling, it turns out casinos simply are a bad investment.
May 9, 2013
Economist Charles Kenny offers a contrarian take on global poverty.
May 2, 2013
A top economist shares the astounding news about that little picture hanging on our refrigerator.
May 1, 2013
Taking the source of our shopping seriously.
April 30, 2013
Why I helped restore a relic from the past on behalf of the next generation.
February 26, 2013
In defense of bigger families and smaller budgets.
February 25, 2013
How John Perkins's CCDA has changed to respond to 21st-century realities.
February 20, 2013
How the Motor City became America's whipping-boy city--and how Christians can stop the hate.
February 18, 2013
In today's change-or-die culture, we must adapt.
February 18, 2013
A bargain diva will tell you: Pride isn't just for big-spenders.
February 12, 2013
Detroit native Timothy Addy says his Handyman Ministries provides a doorway into people's lives.
February 1, 2013
The new documentary is part of the same paternalism that it critiques.
January 28, 2013
Selling solar lamps to impoverished families is how Brian Rants serves God--and brightens the world.
December 19, 2012
Why borrowing money is crucial to pursuing the common good.
October 11, 2012
That's the central question of Sandra Tsing Loh's latest 'Atlantic' essay. As a stay-at-home wife, I have a few suggestions.
October 11, 2012
Economists rate impact.
February 17, 2012
The government is by far the best institution to raise the poor's standard of living. The church does something more important for them.
February 10, 2012
Elizabeth Warren is wrong, and right, about the role of government.
December 6, 2011
New studies are examining the relationship between religious attitudes and economic inequality.
November 8, 2011
The new challenges of missions donations.
October 25, 2011
The problem doesn't lie with the 1%. It's with us.
October 10, 2011
Why the governor of Indiana is ambivalent about "compassionate conservatism," sees fiscal responsibility as a moral issue, and still wants a truce on social issues.
October 3, 2011
Why some countries are more religious than others—and why, assumptions to the contrary, the U.S. is not unusually religious.
September 16, 2011
A recent poll suggests the dire outlook may be attributed to more than just religious views.
September 12, 2011
The feeding programs and shelters are becoming a shrinking circle of protection despite best efforts by churches and ministries.
August 22, 2011
How conditions on earth shape our views of the afterlife.
July 19, 2011
The recent recession and a movement favoring less government may contribute to recent poll numbers.
June 16, 2011
Why Jonathan Golden helps farmers in Rwanda.
June 6, 2011
While scandals rock the microfinance industry, Christian nonprofits diversify their efforts to help the poor.
May 27, 2011
Observers weigh in on debt's indication of lack of faith, danger, and potential immorality.
May 25, 2011
Ruling means threat to pastor tax break may have lost its legs.
May 24, 2011
Christian claims about the United States' origins need grounding in historical fact.
May 16, 2011
Spike in food prices shifts attention to market access.
May 10, 2011
Steeples may have outlived their times as signposts. People hunting for a church don't scan the horizon; they search the Internet.
May 5, 2011
Picks from Brian Fikkert, co-author of 'When Helping Hurts.'
April 12, 2011
'Give us this day our daily bread' is both a prayer and a project for Christians living in one of the world's poorest countries.
April 6, 2011
A look at whether a congregation adds economic value to its community.
March 31, 2011
The current tax code excludes the rental value of a home from pastors' taxable income.
March 28, 2011