Ministry cannot happen without financial support from the very people who are participating in that ministry. But how should we handle Christian organizations when the survival of the institution comes at the expense of the very people the organization is supposed to serve?
Although the Law was given specifically to a certain group of people in a certain cultural, political, and historical context, we can still study it to understand and apply what a truly equitable society looks like.
God clearly was not concerned with capitalist sensibilities. God’s sense of justice was not constrained by the laws of the free market or Friedman’s shareholder theory. What is fair and right and just in God’s eyes is for no one to live in poverty