Word on wealth by Christopher Townsend

A woman holding bank notesLiving in a materialistic age poses numerous challenges for Christians. Not only is there the challenge to our purse, but the challenge of apparent conflicts which often lie unresolved. How do we balance prudence with generosity? How do we know if wealth is a blessing to be enjoyed or an idol to be avoided? Unfortunately, Church teaching does not always give direct answers to specific questions and the beliefs and values which influence our use of money are often not challenged…