Category: Money

March 20, 2024
The (Hyper) Consuming Christian

A thoughtful reflection by Renee Zou considering consumerism. "How much of our spending is not to meet our needs, but rather for the expression of self and the impressing of others? It is sad to see how Christians, at least in the West, have also bought into the hedonistic lie of our century that life […]

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April 22, 2022
Happiness is becoming more unaffordable, researchers say. But there are still some things money can't buy

How do you score on happiness and satisfaction charts? Melbourne Institute's long-running Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey collects data on relationships, work, income, health and education. With results that show declining happiness among Australians, this article notes factors that can contribute to our sense of well-being. "Lisa Williams, a social psychologist […]

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May 10, 2021
Jesus the great debt-eliminator

What does Jesus say about money? What does the bible say about economics? This article, first published at Easter time, unpacks these questions. "At this time of our greatest Christian holy-days, what does the Bible have to say about economics? A lot more than you may think. That's according to the Czech economist Tomas Sedlacek, […]

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