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What Would Jesus Cut

Third Installment: Obama, Congress And Budgeting The Biblical Way

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 09.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

Most of what is happening in Washington, D.C. is a far cry from justice and righteousness as revealed in the Bible and in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.

9 Jesus Quotes About The Poor

Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion

What did Jesus say about poverty? Today's news is full of speculation and debate about the national debt, taxes and potential cuts to vital programs t...

Fighting Poverty: The Jesus We Serve, Or Deserve?

Ray Waddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ray Waddle

An easy temptation is to feel overwhelmed by poverty's pain and persistence. Yet thousands -- millions -- of people are fighting for solutions, wasting no time on the indulgence of defeatism.

Christians Lament "Debt Crisis," Call For "Intergenerational Justice"

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Merritt

Biblical Justice is more than a private virtue or moral platitude. Justice is a commitment to care for those who are powerless, to speak for those who lack a voice.

Evangelicals Push Back On Proposed Budget Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service Balancing the federal budget at the expense of the poor would be un-Christian, evangelical leaders warned C...

Budgets Are Still Moral Documents

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

We all need to be reminded in the midst of what can become budget-frenzy that budgets are moral documents, and that the love of money can cause people to do all sorts of evil things.

What Would Jesus Cut? Bread vs. Bombs

Shane Claiborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

Let's hope the politicians who claim to follow the Christ who carried good news for the poor will ask this little question as the debate goes on.

Budget Cuts Target The Poor, Faith Groups Say

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Religion News Service (RNS) Get ready for more undernourished infants, dangerously cold homes and disease-stricken communitie...