Christianity, Marxism, and Social Justice

by Wilson Adams Marxism is an atheistic and materialistic ideology -nothing exists beyond what we see. Christianity, by contrast, holds to an ultimate and infinite Power (God) – our Creator and Redeemer. CIRCA 1865: Karl Marx (1818-1883), philosopher and German politician. (Photo by Roger Viollet Collection/Getty Images) Marxism says there’s no such thing as a…

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Is Socialism a Biblical Concept?

by Matthew W. Bassford Much to my surprise, for the first time that I can remember since the Cold War, there is a flurry of national interest in socialism. As someone who is a student of history, this concerns me. As someone who is politically unaligned, I’m not sure what to do about it. I…

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All Things in Common

by Bryan Matthew Dockens It has been argued that socialism is a divinely approved economic system exemplified in scripture. Proponents point to two passages as evidence of their claim: “Now all who believed were together, and had all things in common, and sold their possessions and goods, and divided them among all, as anyone had…

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Economic Systems

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2005/10/EconomicSystems.mp3 Text: Luke 12:13-34   I.         Many of the things we take for granted in our life are difficult for everyone to produce individually             A.        Imagine life where you had to produce everything yourself.                         1.         That car you drove to services, would you be able to put one together yourself?                         2.         What if that also required that you designed…

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