Work is Neighbor Love

Amidst the relief packages flying around, both passed and proposed, there is the hope that infusions of cash from the government to individuals and businesses will help keep the economy afloat during the Coronavirus pandemic. This post is not designed to debate the relative virtues of one-time shots-in-the-arm for individuals or businesses, bailouts for states,... Continue Reading →

She Got Everything Wrong: Work is Better than Checks

In the throes of the Cornonavirus shutdowns, some harsh economic and psychological realities are coming clear to some. For others, it is an opportunity for a new normal, forced on citizens by a group of self-proclaimed enlightened political progressives. Giant bail-outs, government enforced rising unemployment, and ticketing citizens for going to church, are, for some,... Continue Reading →

Good Work Done by People of Virtue

It is no secret that we hear calls for “socialism” more and more often. Many people, especially the younger among us, and especially in the middle of an election year, tout this thing as a kind of panacea to our economic ills. There is inequality, it is said, so the solution is socialism. Some people... Continue Reading →

A Psalm and our Work

Psalm 112 The righteous worker is: happy, delights in God’s law, lends generously, conducts business fairly, is unafraid, gives freely to the poor, he is gracious, compassionate, and righteous, and the wicked hate it.   How do you think about the value of your labor? What do you think are the primary two or three... Continue Reading →

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