Get Inspired and Encouraged and Exhorted on today’s edition of Bible News Radio with Stacy Lynn Harp.
Today Stacy Lynn welcomes back author and historian, Larry Clayton, to discuss his new book Work and Wealth in Scripture: How to Grow, Prosper, and Work as a Christian
What do you do with your money? What do you think of your boss? Do you like your work? Is it satisfying? Are you satisfied with your answers?
Do you know that God, through Scripture, offers us answers? Two of the most fundamental challenges for all humankind are deciding how to live and, if we accumulate riches, deciding how to use them.
Did you know that God expects all humankind to work? For the Christian, all work is part of your Christian calling, whether you collect garbage for a living or sit in Washington deciding affairs of state.
And what does Scripture have to say about riches? Did you know that Jesus directed more attention to the question of how to deal with wealth than just about any other subject he addressed during his three-year ministry?
Lawrence Clayton is Professor Emeritus of History, University of Alabama. His latest books include Bartolomé de las Casas: A Biography (2012), Bartolomé de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas (2011), and Cleared for Landing: On Living a Christian Life (2008). He has taught in the Tuscaloosa County Jail Ministry on a weekly basis since 2000 and done missionary work, evangelizing, and preaching in Spanish in the Dominican Republic and Honduras since 2010.