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Practicing the King's Economy

by: Brian Fikkert The Chalmers Center

Listen as Dr. Brian Fikkert of the Chalmers Center explores what it looks like for Christians to live within the biblical story and practice the "King Jesus Economy." He offers an invitation to a way of economic discipleship that cuts through the economic beliefs and practices commonly accepted in our secular culture and exhibits the characteristics of Christ's Kingdom.

Brian Fikkert

Dr. Brian Fikkert is a Professor of Economics and Community Development and the Founder and President of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College. He is coauthor of the best-selling book When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor...and Yourself as well as Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions, Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence, and From Dependence to Dignity: How to Alleviate Poverty Through Church-Centered Microfinance. Dr. Fikkert earned a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University, specializing in international economics and economic development. He is the author of numerous articles in both academic and popular journals. Prior to coming to Covenant College, he was a professor at the University of Maryland—College Park and a research fellow at the Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector.

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