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Economics and Morals

Economics is defined as “the study of the use of scarce resources which have alternative uses” (Definition by Lionel Robbins quoted by Thomas Sowell, Basic Economics, p. 2). “What does ‘scarce’ mean? It means that what everybody wants adds up … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Church Growth

In my personal reading, I’ve found a few thoughts I wish to share with you: 1.  The church needs to be among society. Alexander Campbell: “That the church may have an influence upon society at large, there is wanting a … Continue reading

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The Message for Sale: Church Merchandising

Brethren are now doing something that they did not do in times past.  They are charging money for programs done in the name of, and as a work of the church.  I never recall brethren doing this in times past.  … Continue reading

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Wealth and Riches

There is no doubt about it.  It takes money to live in society.  There is no free lunch (someone must pay for it). However, here are some things we should keep in mind:  1.  True gain is found in godliness … Continue reading

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Ethics: Labor and Lucre (part II)

Gambling (aka Gaming) is legal, in some form, in 48 of 50 states. Utah and Hawaii are exceptions. However, Hawaii has a bill gaining momentum which would legalize such. Gambling is nothing new. Antiquities speaks of such. Hundreds of years … Continue reading

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Ethics: Labor and Lucre (Part I)

Work may be a four-letter word but it should not be considered a bad word. When God made things, He made them “very good” (Genesis 1:31). It was according to this “very good” design for man to work (Genesis 2:15, … Continue reading

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The Whole of Man

“We go to bed late, we get up early, we go to work, we drive home, eat and go to bed, to get up early, to go to work, to come home ad nausea. And as if that were not … Continue reading

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