Praise for Practicing the King’s Economy
“Beautifully exegeted. Practicing the King’s Economy reintroduces a wide-ranging, timeless, and distinctive approach to economics that only the body of Christ can display.”
K. A. Ellis, fellow for World Christianity; Reformed Theological Seminary
“This book is an incredibly helpful tool for all Christians who desire to live a countercultural life for the common good, especially as it relates to their money and resources.”
Gabe Lyons, coauthor Good Faith, founder of Q
“Michael Rhodes, Robby Holt, and Brian Fikkert have written a compelling book of ‘practical theology.' Their testimonies, grown out of their own experiences, will be life-giving for any reader who cares about economic neighborliness.”
Walter Brueggemann, professor emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary; author
of The Prophetic Imagination
“I love the six keys that apply Scripture and can unlock a deeper and more meaningful encounter with God. If your checkbook has been the most significant book in your life, then you need to read Practicing the King’s Economy.”
Krish Kandiah, founder of Home for Good; author of God is Stranger
“Here is a model of economic discipleship that doesn’t just tell you what to think but how to practice your way into living a kingdom economics. Here is a book that refuses idealism but is fueled by resurrection hope.”
James K.A. Smith, Calvin College; author of You Are What You Love
“Simply wonderful, solidly biblical, marvelously practical. This book charts a clear path through one of the greatest challenges (and failures) of the American church. A must-read.”
Ron Sider, author of Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger
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Meet the Authors
Michael Rhodes is the director of community development and an instructor at the Memphis Center for Urban Theological Studies, where he heads up efforts to equip urban pastors and community development practitioners with theologically informed tools for community transformation.
Robby Holt is the senior pastor at North Shore Fellowship in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and teacher and theological dean for the Chattanooga Institute for Faith and Work. He teaches theology of work and New Testament courses for the Chattanooga Fellows Initiative.
Brian Fikkert is the founder and president of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College, where he also serves as a professor of economics and community development. He is the coauthor of several books, including When Helping Hurts and From Dependence to Dignity.