|A respected New Testament scholar clearly and concisely examines what Jesus and his earliest followers taught about money, possessions, and stewardship.
Widespread unemployment. Record home foreclosures. A vulnerable stock market. Government bailouts. In the sobering wake of the current global recession, many Christians realize they need to rethink their approach to money. Here respected New Testament scholar Ben Witherington III explores what the Bible does--and doesn't--say about money. He clearly and concisely examines what Jesus and his earliest followers taught about wealth and poverty, money and debt, and tithing and sacrificial giving to help readers understand the proper role of money in modern Christian life. Along the way, he critiques the faith promise and health-and-wealth approaches to these issues, showing what good stewardship of God's possessions really looks like. Church study groups, pastors, church leaders, students, and all who are concerned about making sense of money in a world of economic uncertainty will value this book.
- Shows what the Bible does - and does not - say about money
- Addresses spending, debt, wealth, charity, retirement and tithing
- Popular author with national media experience