What Does the Bible Say About Debt and Credit?

The debt and credit system is one that was an active and dare I say, important economic component of the Israelite community.  There are, however, crucial differences between our debt system and theirs. In ancient Israel debt was a function of survival and a ministry to the poor . Those without any other survival options were forced to borrow.  As a result, the lending systems was established … [Read more...]

Should a Christian Declare Bankruptcy?

Many Christians are interested in the topic of Christian bankruptcy.  The question of Christians and bankruptcy can be discussed on two levels.  I’ll call the first the “ideal level” and the second the “sin stained” level. Series on Christian Bankruptcy Article Two  Eight Considerations When Trying to Decide if Bankruptcy is your Best Available Option. Article three  Establishing Borrowing … [Read more...]