Flourishing Faith



Why Has The Modern Baptist Movement Flourished While Older Denominations Have Declined Liberal Theology And Slow Grinding State Church Machinery Are Two Reasons, But An Even Greater Reason Is Ecclesiastical Entrepreneurship For Than Two Hundred Years The Free Church With Its Baptist Ecclesiology And Evangelical Ministry Practice In Spreading The Gospel And Starting New Churches Has Mirrored The Free Market Spirit That Has Made America Great As The Nation Flourished, So Did The Baptists.Yet Most Pastors, Professors, And Parishioners Simply Don T Connect Work, Economics, And God S Plan For Making Us Into Mature Disciples Evangelicals Need A Big Picture Perspective On The Fact That God Made Us, In Part, To Work Plus, All Legitimate Work Glorifies God And Through Its Fruitfulness Blesses Countless Others So How Do Politics, Economics, And Citizenship Responsibilities Fit Into A Broader Discipleship Model Of Life Stewardship In Flourishing Faith, Dr Chad Brand Shows How By Examining Key Issues Of The History And Theology Of Political Economy Work, Wealth, Government, And Taxation With Its Various Implications Brand Then Explores The Philosophy Of How Government Relates To Political Economy And Highlights How Baptists Have Contributed Insightful, Provocative, And Generous.Flourishing Faith

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  • Paperback
  • 152 pages
  • Flourishing Faith
  • Chad Brand
  • English
  • 08 December 2018
  • 9781938948152

10 thoughts on “Flourishing Faith

  1. says:

    As it emerged after the Reformation in the sixteenth century, the Baptist Church or the Free Church rejected any direct ties to a government In Flourishing Faith A Baptist Primer on Work, Economics, and Civic Stewardship, Chad Brand, a professor of Christian theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, examines work, wealth, government, taxation, and political economy through the lens of a Biblical Baptist Worldview Scripture tells us that work, which existed before the fall of man, is valuable When cultures deviate from this original intention, flourishing is stifled The Greco Roman economies relied on slavery where work was not valued and manual labor was not something the educated populace participated in This led to a halt in entrepreneurship and innovation Societies cannot thrive when work is not valued on par with intellectual activity, pleasant discourse, and leisure.Wealth itself is neither inherently good nor inherently bad, but how it is procured and used Work can create wealth for individuals This wealth, stewarded properly, can create a wealthy society However, wealth procured by theft or government extraction is not valuable and leads to moral decay Scripture teaches that serving the Lord, not m...

  2. says:

    Chad Brand, Flourishing Faith A Baptist Primer on Work, Economics, and Civic Stewardship Grand Rapids, MI Christian s Library Press, 2012 Paperback Kindle Flourishing Faith by Chad Brand is a primer on political economy from a Baptist perspective It was commissioned by the Acton Institute and was the first of four similar volumes to appear, the others being written from Pentecostal, Wesleyan, and Reformed perspectives I have reviewed the Pentecostal primer and will review the Wesleyan one soon The Reformed primer has not been published yet.Brand s book has several strengths First, it is clearly and succinctly written, as should be expected in such an introductory work Second, it does an admirable job of summarizing biblical teaching and historical developments as they relate to work, wealth,and the political economy Third, it recognizes that a Baptist political economy teaches many things that are commonly held by Christians, especially Protestant Christians Fourth, it highlights those areas in which Baptists better, baptistic Christians have a unique perspective on political economy.Historically, baptistic strands of Christianity trace their roots to 16th century Radical Reformers e.g., the Anabaptists or to 17th century English separatists e.g., Baptists Both strands separated the institutions of church and state to a deg...

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    Read my review

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