How Redistribution and Sharing Differ

Redistribution of wealth has not been taught or practiced in faith communities since the first couple of centuries following Jesus. Acts 4:32-36 is just one biblical example. There, followers of Jesus’ Way have all things in common. Special mention is made of Barnabas, a Jew from Cyprus, because he sold a piece of property and brought the proceeds to the apostles for redistribution.

Too Late! Bankrupt! And Yet ….

“It’s too late,” she said. That was an 8-year-old answering the question: “What do you want to do about climate change?” I am trying to imagine what it’s like to come of age in a world like today’s.

The climate disasters pile up. They are not abating. Is she right? Is it too late?