How Do We Fix the National Debt?
Air Date April 20, 2013
The national debt stands at 15 trillion and climbing, but how do we fix it? Raise taxes, cut spending, slash programs—or all of the above? This Saturday on Up For Debate
, Julie Roys will discuss possible solutions with Christian leaders from two very different perspectives. Joining her will be Ron Sider, author of Fixing the Moral Deficit,
and Ann Bradley of the Institute for Faith, Work and Economics. That's this Saturday at 8 a.m. on Up For Debate
Ron Sider is the founder and president of Evangelicals for Social Action (ESA), which for more than three decades has provided an organizational outlet for Christians committed to holistic ministry. He is also the author of Fixing the Moral Deficit: A Balanced Way to Balance the Budget.
Anne Rathbone Bradley
Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley is the vice president of economic initiatives at the Institute of Faith, Work and Economics. Through her job, she develops and commissions research toward a systematic biblical theology of economic freedom. Anne's academic research has been published in scholarly journals and edited volumes, and she is currently working on a book that analyzes the political economy of al-Qaeda post-9/11.
Julie Roys has become a trusted voice of biblical wisdom on Moody Radio, earning an audience through her weekly commentaries and appearances on The Morning Ride. Julie came to Moody Radio in 2007, after taking a 13-year hiatus from broadcasting to raise her children and serve in youth ministry. Prior to that, Julie worked as a TV news reporter for a CBS affiliate in Indiana and as a newswriter for WGN-TV and Fox News in Chicago.
Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Wheaton College and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University. Julie and her husband, Neal, live in the Chicago suburbs and have three children.