Christians have a somewhat schizophrenic view of entrepreneurs. We see them as something of a necessary evil; we recognize their value to some extent but also view them with skepticism and distrust, especially those who become wealthy. But entrepreneurs are vital to fulfilling God’s purpose. Properly understood entrepreneurship is a special kind of stewardship, something to which we have all been called.
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Development is a difficult and painful process, especially for traditional societies which are being rushed into the industrial age. Globalization adds another complication to an already complex transformation of developing states, but the expanding economic opportunity that results is the basis for much good.