Bible & Money / 11 posts found

Rich Man and Heaven

What Did Jesus Really Say about a Rich Man and Heaven?

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
How is the Bible verse about a rich man and heaven one of the most misunderstood Bible money verses of Jesus...

The Power of Storytellers

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
Hopi quote defines the power of storytellers. It is the theme of Gospel of Wealth or Poverty? How Do Bible Verses about Jesus, Wealth, Poverty, and Heaven Affect Your Income.
Prosperity Gospel

Are Prosperity Gospel Claims Biblical?

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
Do Bible verses about money promise that God wants you to become a millionaire? Or do they tell you that money is evil? How can you separate various claims about what the bible says about money to the biblical intention?
Debt Relief and Tithing

Christian Teaching on Debt Relief and Tithing

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
Christian money teaching about debt relief has become a significant topic in Christian churches as more and more Christians struggle with debt, foreclosure, and bad credit. How does Christian debt relate to Christian money teachings about tithing and prosperity?
Paying Taxes to Caesar

What Jesus Said about Paying Taxes to Caesar

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
The words of Jesus about paying taxes to Caesar gets to the heart of the matter about the relationship of religion and government. It raises the question: Do believers obey God or the government? 
Sunday School Poor Widow Story

How Sunday School Got the Story of the Poor Widow Wrong

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
The real  story about the poor widow is probably not what you were taught in Sunday School. Much Christian education uses the poor widow as a model of sacrificial Christian giving. . In fact, it's a story about abuse of power. 
Beatitudes and Poverty

Do The Beatitudes Teach That Christian Believers Must Be Poor?

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
Do the Beatitudes teach that Christian believers must be poor to get into Heaven? This statement by Jesus, “blessed are the poor,” is a much more radical statement than most of us have ever realized.
Lord's Prayer and Bread

Teaching about Money in the Lord’s Prayer

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
Teaching about money is an important part of the “Lord’s Prayer.” Although it's not immediately obvious to most people who pray this prayer, this prayer is deeply concerned with economic issues.
Economic Systems

Economic Systems and Christian Money Beliefs about the Bible

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
How does Christian education about money ignore the reality of different economic systems?
Mother Teresa’s Crisis of Faith

Mother Teresa’s Crisis of Faith

by Kalinda Rose Stevenson
How is Mother Teresa is a prime example of misguided devotion in the service of profoundly unbiblical theology about money and the Bible?