Dave Albertson

Dave Albertson is the pastor of Living Grace Lutheran Church outside Frederick, Maryland.

Stories by Dave Albertson

Why Christmas Makes You Go Into Debt and Donate Money

For both retailers and non-profits, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.

How Rich Pastors Are Getting Richer (While Poor Pastors Stay Poor)

The U.S. government’s special tax benefit for pastors is promoting inequality among clergy.

Why Christianity and the Middle Class Are Both in Decline

As the middle class goes, so goes the church.

The Economics of Modern Death: How Money Shapes the End of Life

Death and dying are becoming more and more expensive, but few of us are counting the cost.

4 of Christianity’s Biggest Financial Blunders

The Christian church has made some world-changing mistakes with money.

Why Millennials Won’t Think and Grow Rich

Studies show Millennial attitudes on money are shifting — and becoming less spiritual.

What Will the End of the Offering Plate Mean for Christian Worship?

Passing the plate has a short history. It may have a short future, too.

What Jesus Thought of Giving Good Money to Bad Religion

The famous story of the widow’s two coins is not about a poor person’s generosity, but a rich religion’s corruption.