#FaithandCulture Reading: Giving Grace in the Election, Charles Spurgeon, Donald Trump, Economics & Greatness

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How should you talk about the election? Why did Charles Spurgeon die poor? What does a Christian understanding of economics entail? And what’s the key to greatness?

Get thoughtful responses to these questions from Albert Mohler, Trevin Wax, Andy Crouch, Christian George and Spence Spencer in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.

What Christians Should Do This Election Season — Give Space, Show Grace

Are your social media feeds filled with arguments about politics? Mine are. Trevin Wax has a suggestion for us: Give space, and show grace. He writes,

When we blast people who have come to a different ethical conclusion about the best way forward this election cycle, we give the impression that this year’s choice is ultimate. We look just like people on the Right and Left who live and breathe politics because they don’t see anything higher. Read More>>

4 Reasons Spurgeon Died Poor

Charles Spurgeon could have been one of the richest millionaires in London. Instead, he died in relative poverty. In this article, Christian George explains why. He writes,

Spurgeon believed the God who called him would equip him. His finances reflect an attitude of stewardship, not ownership. Read More>>

Speak Truth to Trump

Andy Crouch fairly addresses both Presidential candidates. In particular, he encourages Evangelicals to reconsider their support for Trump.

There is a point at which strategy becomes its own form of idolatry—an attempt to manipulate the levers of history in favor of the causes we support. Read More>>

12 Theses on a Christian Understanding of Economics

Albert Mohler gives you twelve principles to help you connect faith with economics. He writes,

Christians must allow the economic principles found in Scripture to shape our thinking while simultaneously recognizing that we can act in light of those principles in any economic, cultural, or generational setting. Read More>>

The Path to Being the Greatest Appears to Be Going Backwards

Deep down, most of us want to be great, particularly at work. But what is greatness, really? Spence Spencer explains in a recent article at The Institute for Faith, Work and Economics. He writes,

Whether at work, at home, or in the community, the person who looks beyond himself to the needs of others is leading in creating a culture of service and selflessness. This means that the real leaders in an organization aren’t always the people at the top of the org chart. Read More>>

What are you reading this weekend?

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