The Rich and the Poor

I. INTRODUCTION  What Scripture has to say to public servants regarding the proper treatment of the rich and the poor is an important subject. To make the best sense of this and create an exegetically complete theologicum (a solely biblically based treatise on the matter), I will outline this...

Five Biblical Principles for Tax Policy

I. INTRODUCTION  Scripture is clear that the institution of government has the right to tax the citizenry of any given nation. In the New Testament’s (NT) classic passage on the role of government, the apostle Paul writes in Romans 13:6–7 what is specific and straightforward in this regard:  “For...

Hobby Lobby’s Steve Green Supports CapMin Ministries in every U.S. State

Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby and Chairman of the Board for the Museum of the Bible which contains one of the world’s largest private collections of rare biblical texts and artifacts and exhibits that show the Bible’s influence on the nation’s founding fathers, recently shared his support in...

Solomon on Debt Solutions

I. INTRODUCTION  Scripture speaks of God’s creation and ownership of the world in numerous passages. For instance, God states in Psalm 50:10, “For every beast of the forest is Mine, the cattle on a thousand hills.” Psalm 24:1 states, “The earth is the Lord’s, and all it contains, the...

Debt, Money, and Inflation

I. INTRODUCTION  Back in the late ’70s, I had the honor of being a member of America’s World Cup Basketball team. As a preliminary to the actual World Cup in the Philippines, we competed in the Christopher Columbus Cup tournament in Buenos Aires. The tournament was about two weeks...

Years in the Making, Formal CA Legislative Bible Study in Early Stages

An emerging accomplishment by Capitol Ministries’ California leader Mike Shreve is epitomizing Ralph Drollinger’s recent teaching on persistence and perseverance among those who lead Bible studies to political leaders.  Pastor Shreve began a ministry to California legislators at the Sacramento Capitol in 2015 with the objective of establishing a...

Free Markets and Regulation

I. INTRODUCTION  “Biblical libertinism” is descriptive of a believer who is characterized by a disregard of God’s ordinances in Scripture, such as the Ten Commandments. They deem their human freedom of choice as their ultimate authority, not God’s commands. The apostle Paul, however, foresaw such faulty behavioral conclusions from...

Ohio Legislative Bible Study Going Strong, One for Staff Begins!

Ever since Brian Hanson began a Capitol Ministries Bible study to Ohio legislators in 2016, legislative aides have been asking him to create one for staff.   And so last year, Pastor Hanson and Pastor Brian Solomon, who joined as co-leader last year, began a weekly Bible study for legislative...

Resource Development

I. INTRODUCTION  The preamble to this week’s study is intended to provide a sound bite summary as to why Christianity both allows and enables America’s economic prosperity. It follows, however, that as our nation increasingly jettisons its biblical bases, the manifest aspects of rational thinking and human dignity will...

Why CapMin Teaches “the Whole Purpose of God” to Political Leaders Across the Globe

It is paramount for Capitol Ministries to teach the “whole purpose of God” to the world’s political leaders rather than accept trendy consensus on controversial social issues. Ralph Drollinger, CapMin president and founder, taught that concept at the recent CapMin International Training Conference in Washington, D.C. that drew 100 people world-wide....