Most Christians in the US have so far escaped the poverty and deprivation that is familiar to our brothers and sister in third world countries. But if the world economy continues its current downslide, it is quite possible we here will be faced with an unprecedented global depression; no one will escape. How will Christians react when capitalism falters and entitlements cease?
Truly no one knows what will happen when major institutions declare bankruptcy, and the government can no longer bail them out. What will happen if our government cannot stand behind our federally-insured savings accounts? What will happen when several large countries declare bankruptcy at once?