By Tim Weinhold
Fri, Apr. 05 2013 01:09 PM MST
A meaningful portion of the New Testament was written to help followers of this new Christianity ‘religion’ (more accurately, this new anti-religion) better understand the ways in which their faith required them to live differently from the surrounding culture(s). The Apostle Paul, in particular, often focused his readers on practical ways in which the gospel of Christ called them to live in opposition to various cultural norms.
American Family Association
Fri, Apr. 05 2013 01:07 PM MST
At the annual shareholder’s meeting last week, Starbucks CEO, Howard Shultz, insulted Christians throughout the country by suggesting they buy stocks in other coffee businesses if they do not agree with his position on same-sex marriage. It is no surprise that Starbucks supports homosexual marriage.
By Clarence Prudhoe
Fri, Mar. 15 2013 02:08 PM MST
At First Baptist Church of Pleasant Hope, we have been exploring ways to exercise personal stewardship…
By Dwight Short
Mon, Jan. 28 2013 07:32 PM MST
A recent article in the NY Times by Ron Lieber expressed a concern about how difficult it is to be an individual investor. Since Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA’s) hold more than 27% of all retirement plan assets, that leaves a lot of people who are in need of good advice....
By Robin John
Wed, Jan. 23 2013 02:32 PM MST
The Eventide Gilead Fund (NASDAQ: ETGLX), a mutual fund practicing biblically responsible investing, achieved a one-year total return of 18.15%, compared with the Russell Mid-Cap Growth Index return of 15.81% and S&P 500 Index return of 16.00%, outperforming each by 2.34% and 2.15% (respectively). The Fund finished the year ranking in the top 8% of its peer group (Mid-Cap Growth) for total performance according to Morningstar, out of 400 funds.
By Jerilyn Klein Bier
Mon, Jan. 14 2013 03:03 PM MST
Faith-based investors laid the groundwork for impact investing long before this moniker was coined several years ago. In the 1960s, they began to pioneer community investment institutions that provide low-interest financing to low-income borrowers. Today, their efforts to generate social impact while capturing some financial return extend worldwide. They’re also trying to figure out their future role in this evolving sector.