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Affluent Christian Investor | December 11, 2018

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August 22, 2018 |

Will Free Speech Advocates Be Forced Underground?

This month, two more public figures were added to the list of those terrorized in restaurants, bookstores, and elsewhere by leftists.

On college campuses, students and professors not kowtowing to left-wing orthodoxy are ostracized, attacked, and banned. Social media giants … Read More

August 22, 2018 |

Jesus vs. The Judeans, Not Jesus vs. The Jews

N.T. Wright has suggested that the proper translation of ‘iudaeos’ in the New Testament is not “Jews,” but rather Judeans. I think he’s right. The category Judean is simply not equal to the category Jew. Certainly not all Jews were Judeans, and … Read More

August 20, 2018 |

Why Biased Journalism Is Public Enemy Number One

Growing up, Public Enemy # 1 referred to the likes of Al Capone. Today, Public Enemy # 1 refers to the mainstream media – if you believe President Trump.   As the debate rages on about this, I want to look at … Read More

August 20, 2018 |

Twitter Censorship Is More Than Just Bias, It’s Misuse Of Shareholder Resources

is engaged in numerous controversies regarding political bias. Previously, conservative African-American activist Candace Owens brilliantly exposed hypocrisy. Owens took the tweets of Sarah Jeong, an extreme left-wing writer who routinely tweeted anti-white comments, and who was just … Read More

August 20, 2018 |

Tyrannical Elitists

Progressives like John Dewey directly impacted the American educational system to changing and directing it toward a collectivist mindset.  John Dewey was a proponent of instilling a more liberal and progressive education.  While he championed very positive educational practices which … Read More

August 20, 2018 |

Intermittent Fasting Saves My Family Thousands Of Dollars Per Year

There’s a very simple “economic stimulus” being overlooked by nearly every American household.

Economic growth is a hot topic today. America is in the midst of one of the largest periods of economic expansion in history. Concerted efforts to … Read More

August 20, 2018 |

Global Tensions Ripple Through World Markets

Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

Some intriguing (two-way) volatility returned to the markets this week, as the dollar made new highs on the year, emerging markets roiled around currency concerns, and attention to trade talks zigged the markets some days … Read More

August 14, 2018 |

Marxist Theologians Are Wrong, Jesus Did Not Grow Up In A Poor Town

As I mentioned previously, the received wisdom about the economic environment in which Jesus grew up starting in the ’70s was heavily influenced by social science models informed by Marxist presuppositions.

“On the other hand, Dennis Groh, from the archaeologists’ … Read More

August 14, 2018 |

New Defense Authorization: More Money For Soldiers And Cyber-Defense And First Steps Towards Space Force

In response to the extraordinary rise in threats from China, Russia, Iran, North Korea and terrorists, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) provides needed resources, many believe long overdue, for the U.S. military, which had been underfunded throughout the … Read More

August 14, 2018 |

Fiat Currencies Collapsing In Turkey, Venezuela, And Iran: What About A Major Economy?

Two drones filled with explosives were recently deployed in a failed assassination attempt to take out Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Chaos filled the streets as the military ran for their lives. But this sort of pandemonium is commonplace in Venezuela … Read More

August 14, 2018 |

Solving The Trade Deficit Problem

Markets are up this week again as earnings season moves further towards completion, and continued statements around tariffs and retaliatory tariffs are met with continued apathy by the market.  I’d like to think this week’s visit in the Dividend Café … Read More

August 10, 2018 |

Google Sides With The Dictators

It is unfortunate that you don’t see much anger expressed online about how social media giants have helped dictatorships.

In a vitally important investigative journalism piece, an Interceptarticle by Ryan Gallagher recently reported that …“google is planning to launch a censored … Read More

August 10, 2018 |

Where Jesus Was Coming From

Christians believe that God the Father sent his eternal Son to live as a human being in the world. This doctrine is called the Incarnation, and it is one of the basics of the faith. Less well known is that … Read More

August 10, 2018 |

The Most Stupid People In The World

A number of times my children and I have traveled to Zambia, Africa.  We go to visit and help some close family friends that are missionaries.  John and Kendra Enright are not typical missionaries.   While they do have a … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

How The Left Secretly Adores Trump

The Left worships Trump because he is an irresistible obstacle to their devotion to the victim-garbed Total State. For generations, mainstream Western culture has taught us that the cognitive dissonance we feel when we intuit the suffering of our inflationary … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

Is It Unchristian To Think That Jesus Talked About Economics?

The Christian conversation about the life of Jesus has tended to default to the theological intent of His actions. In other words, Christ was came to save us from our sins. Those are matters of the telos, the purpose of His … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

The Black Spiral Of Statist Progressivism

Friedrich Hayek defined progressivism and its path of progression when he spoke in Dublin, Ireland in late 1945,

“That the progressive tendency forward central control of all social processes is the inevitable result of an approach which insists that everything … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

Trade, Growth, Inflation And Real Estate Watch

The market sits substantially off the lows of Q1 and Q2, and yet with the significant headwind of trade and tariff uncertainty continuing to linger.  This week was “case in point” of the underlying tension in markets – as … Read More

August 6, 2018 |

We’re An Insulation Company And Bad Government Policies Are What Keeps Us In Business

Our company shouldn’t be in business today.

But, thanks to misguided governmental policy, it is thriving.

Are we grateful?  Sure.

On the other hand, if public policy was rational, we wouldn’t have as much of a business but, the country … Read More

August 1, 2018 |

Are Leaked Tapes Making Trump’s Impeachment More Likely?

Despite media hype, Dems are not picking up momentum.

Left-wing mainstream media outlets keep on hyping up the Senate and House races, but markets aren’t having it. Political prediction market PredictIt has had Dems around 60-70% to take the House … Read More

August 1, 2018 |

Was Jesus A Socialist?

Was Jesus a socialist? Was he revolting against wealth and money itself? Or was he actually challenging people who use the violence of the state to prosper?

I have my own working framework for how to apply Jesus’s role model in politics … Read More

August 1, 2018 |

What I Was Saying About Facebook BEFORE The Mega-Meltdown

In April of this year I wrote two articles about concerns that I had about and giving the reasons why the two stock indices which I helped design and help run (FLAGLSX and VCUSX) had no in the … Read More

July 26, 2018 |

Freedom Frustration: The Left Rejects Free Speech Because It Loses All The Debates

It is increasingly worrisome that the basic and underlying principles for which, and upon which, the nation was founded are under attack. There can be little doubt that those on the extreme left clearly have a very different vision, not … Read More

July 26, 2018 |

Authority Is Supposed To Flow From God, To The People, To The States, To The Feds

America is not a nation-state, but rather a Confederacy, where the people are the sovereigns with God as the Authority.  The States also have authority over the Federal government of the Confederacy.   This understanding was recognized during the State ratifying conventions of the … Read More

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