Having everything in common

This CityLab piece explores the long history of the sharing economy, which careful students of the Christian scriptures will remember being mentioned in Acts, when believers were together and had everything in common. Evidently, private property is a fairly new idea. From the CityLab piece: …private ownership may have originated around 11,000 years ago, as humans …

What would you call Christians these days?

A pastor named Brian Zahnd went on Twitter last night and said that the concept of “evangelical” has been turned into something ugly, and though I don’t usually get into a lot of conversations on The Twitters, I agreed with him. So the conversation progressed: If “evangelical” now carries with it the stench of ugly, what should …