Minimum Wage and God’s Law

The Federal Minimum Wage (FMW) is usually not thought of as a mechanism that oppresses the poor. Taking its intended purpose at face value (i.e. help low-skilled workers earn more income) would lead us to think the exact opposite. But that is exactly what the minimum wage accomplishes. It is a man made law thatContinue reading “Minimum Wage and God’s Law”

Healthcare and God’s Law

The idea of a complete government take-over of healthcare is growing in popularity in the US. You can expect it to be a hot-ticket issue for future presidential campaigns. Those who advocate for it let loose their battle cry, “healthcare is a right, not a privilege.” Behind this phrase is the desire for more governmentContinue reading “Healthcare and God’s Law”

God’s law and the Republican Party

When I first became a born-again believer, I somehow fell under the impression that Christians must also be Republicans when it comes to political issues. After all, it certainly seemed to be a more righteous ideology than the one held by crooked politicians like Obama, Sanders, Cortez, or the Clintons. I knew I shouldn’t beContinue reading “God’s law and the Republican Party”