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Affluent Christian Investor | January 23, 2018

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January 2, 2018 |

The One Essential Quality of a Leader

As I have been in leadership, and worked with others in leadership, I have realized that there is one essential quality of all effective leaders. I have seen this quality in the course of organizing over 40 ELO events … Read More

December 29, 2017 |

How the Church Can Partner With Business


In late 2013, my friend Jimmy Graham, former Navy SEAL, and I were having multiple monthly hourly talks about the subject of business, but our talks came to a head in early January 2014. I asked myself: “If we’re … Read More

December 26, 2017 |

Did India Vote Against Sanity in the Middle-East?

Last week, India voted against President Trump’s decision to recognize the fact — Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. In doing so, India missed an opportunity to share with the UN the tragic lessons the sub-continent … Read More

December 25, 2017 |

Virgin Birth: Induced, Natural, and Supernatural

The world’s most famous sheep, Dolly, was born on July 5th, 1996. She had no father but three mothers. One provided the egg, another the DNA, and the third the womb. Her virgin birth was induced by Doctors Keith … Read More

December 22, 2017 |

The Secret of Christmas is Not Politics

Wherever you go this time of year, you hear songs of joy and hope and peace. That music reflects a longing by most people and an ideal that is worth striving for. This year, though, seems especially politically charged, … Read More

December 20, 2017 |

How to Live a Life With No Regrets

As I made it through the rest of my day’s appointments, I had the humbling thought that I might not be here by the end of 2017. I could only think about two of my friends who had melanoma, and … Read More

December 19, 2017 |

Christianity’s Evidence-Based Approach to Sexual Abuse Accusations Against Moore, Weinstein, Matthews

This wave of exposure (and yes, hysteria) about sexual misconduct among leaders is a tremendous opportunity for us. The Biblical tradition breaks from much of the ancient world by introducing an evidentiary approach to accusation rather than a mimetic one. … Read More

December 18, 2017 |

The Bible, Reformation, and Swiss Industrialization

The Alps are amazing. But they would have kept Switzerland as a landlocked island of backwardness in an industrialised Europe. In the early nineteenth century, it took weeks for a healthy trader … Read More

December 15, 2017 |

A Breakthrough With the Economists: The Impact of Teaching God’s Word

A month ago, in the beautiful and historic village of Kaub on the scenic Rhine, I spoke to 60 economists on the Economic Consequences of the Reformation. One professor summed up the response of many:

“I spent 10 years studying … Read More

December 14, 2017 |

Trump — Did He Kill the UN’s Two State Solution?

President Trump has formally recognised a plain fact that everyone already knew —Jerusalem is Israel’s capital.

Many times Israel has lost its “eternal” capital. Rebellion against her holy God will justify Israel losing Jerusalem again. For no one has warned … Read More

December 13, 2017 |

France’s Burning Protestants, Ended Up Immolating the Nation

How did Jesus and his disciples turn the world upside down? They took up their cross. Confronting Satan’s brutal kingdom of deception calls for a careful study of Truth. That is why Europe’s … Read More

December 12, 2017 |

How Calvin’s Academy Educated Europe and Rescued the Poor

John Calvin knew that saving faith rests on knowledge — not ignorance (John 17:3). Truth liberates, not just grace (John 8: 32).

Therefore in 1558, along with Theodore Beza, … Read More

December 11, 2017 |

My Radical Sexual Idea

I have a radical idea–a kind of dream.

Let’s re-re-define marriage as the conjugal union of husband and wife–the unique form of relationship … Read More

December 8, 2017 |

Even Tax Reform’s Losers Might Turn Out to Be Winners Due to Growth Effects

“My tax bill may go from $100 to $3,000!” he said over the phone, in a rather concerned tone.

As I listened to this single retiree, I was contemplating how to respond. It is unsettling to learn the tax reform measures … Read More

December 7, 2017 |

10 Laws About How to Use Money to Lead People in the Right Direction

Praised by many, adored by numerous, virtually lionized by almost everyone: men like Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Alexander the Great, and Jesus of Nazareth stand alone.  As leaders, they were able to not only rally, but also manage … Read More

December 6, 2017 |

Can Conservatives and Socialists Live in This Country Together?

A few writers have wondered since the election of President Trump if the country is so fractured that another great divorce like that of the Civil War is in our future. Pew Research has provided the statistics to fuel the debate. Recently, … Read More

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