Bitcoin mines cash in on electricity — by devouring it, selling it, even turning it off — and they cause immense pollution. In many cases, the public pays a price. The New York Times reports. (Photo: Marco Verch, Creative Commons)
As if the world’s financial system was not complicated enough, now there’s cryptocurrency. And what if someone makes a donation to your congregation in Bitcoin? Ken Sloane of the United Methodist Church gives a good overview of cryptocurrency for church leaders.