#88 Don’t Fear the Future

The Christian Economist

#88 Don’t Fear the Future The Devil and the media want you to fear the future.  A Christian Economist rationally understands that the present is better than it’s ever been, and the future is protected by God.   Where we get the Patient to Worry In letter 15 of the Screwtape letters, CS Lewis “The…

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#87 Gross National Freedom

The Christian Economist

# 87 Gross National Freedom The intersection of Christianity and Economics is freedom.  Freedom is favored by both the Christian worldview and the economic thriving it produces. The intersection of Christianity & Economics is freedom.  I am recording this podcast during the week of July 4, Independence Day.  So it seems appropriate to address the…

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#86 Bidenomics and Economic Reality

The Christian Economist

#86  Bidenomics and Economic Reality The policies of Bidenomics are not grounded in economic reality not the Christian Worldview.  It is more a political movement than economic reality.   The reason there are 2.2 billion Christians in the world, is because our worldview fits reality.   We believe God created a perfect world, fallen humans…

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#85 Safety vs Freedom

The Christian Economist

#85 Safety vs Freedom The intersection of Christianity and Economics is freedom.  Since we can’t make it a perfect world, the Christian Worldview favors freedom over safety. The intersection of Christianity and Economics is freedom.  We believe God, the greatest being any human ever conceived of, gives us humans the freedom to accept or reject…

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#83 Secular Stagnation

The Christian Economist

Secular Stagnation Secular stagnation is caused by economic policies that are rooted in a non-Christian worldview. “The award for shortest-lived economic theory in history goes to Larry Summers for Secular Stagnation.” That’s a quip I wrote to a friend a few years ago.  Here’s the background.  There were questions about why the economy was not…

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#82 Shopping Cart Economics

The Christian Economist

The Economics of Self-Governing Self-governing is a Christian concept that improves economic outcomes for all consumers. The Shopping cart theory Here’s a story that’s been going around the social media outlets.  The shopping cart is the ultimate litmus test for whether a person is capable of self-governing. To return the shopping cart is an easy,…

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#81 Private Property

The Christian Economist

Private Property Private property is Christian because it was God-ordained in the “Don’t steal” commandment.  Private property produces better economic outcomes because we protect what we own. Elizabeth Warren wants to use the private property of her name and the private property of her Senate seat to claim private property of a bill she has…

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#79 There is No Free Manna

The Christian Economist

There is No Free Manna Profligate spending is not Biblical because it violates the scriptural truths about fair measures and stealing.  It harms the poor, the old, and the young.   Manna in the desert was free.  Government money in 2021 is not.   Joe Biden is not God, Janet Yellen is not Moses and…

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#75 The Tax Cartel

The Christian Economist

The Tax Cartel   Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen wants to form a multinational tax cartel that will increase corporate taxes that are paid by poor consumers. Christians favor lower taxes that decrease consumer prices and increase employment among disadvantaged groups.  

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