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By Jason Fowler on 12/22/2011
For a split second, time and space froze. What if that word – ‘Christ’ – what if the Word became flesh right there in the store – what if he showed up at cash register number #17?…
Posted in Features, Money & Economics, Voice of One Calling | Tagged Advent, christian faith, christmas, Consumerism, economy, GOD, holidays, holy days, idols, incarnation, Jesus, mammon, money, shopping, spirituality | Leave a response
By Ragan Sutterfield on 11/29/2011
We do not want a replacement for the current system of global capitalism, we want something altogether different, something that is hard to imagine in the midst of Empire…
Posted in Agrarian Notebook | Tagged activism, Babylon, Bible, Christianity and Empire, culture, economics, empire, GOD's kingdom, money, occupy, politics, protest, sabbath economics, Scripture, society | 2 Responses
By Christine Sine on 09/28/2011
Life will never be the same. We are not going back to the economy as it was. So how do we steward our finances in this insecure time with the kingdom of God in mind?…
Posted in Features, Money & Economics | Tagged Biblical view of money, Christian giving, christian stewardship, Christianity, economic collapse, economics, economy, faith and money, gift economy, GOD, God's Economy, mammon, money, stewarding money, stewardship | Leave a response
By Jason Fowler on 01/09/2011
Viv Grigg talks about how cooperative economics can be central to a more radical and embodied Christian discipleship. What is so disturbing about Viv’s word is that it challenges many of our preconceived notions about what it means to be a follower of Jesus in America and the Western world..
Posted in Videos, Voice of One Calling | Tagged alternative economy, Christian discipleship, christian faith, Christianity, cooperative economics, economics, God's Economy, money, The Work of the People, video, Viv Grigg | 4 Responses
By Christine Sine on 01/09/2011
There is a whole new movement sweeping the Western world in which people everywhere are cutting back on their involvement in the cash economy, bartering, swapping, growing and cooking their own and generally learning to live with less…
Posted in Features, Home and Family, Money & Economics | Tagged alternative economy, bartering, christian faith, Christine Sine, Community and Ecclesia, cooperative living, domestic living, frugal living, God's Economy, Intentional Christian Community, money, radical homemaking, Simple Living, Simplicity | 5 Responses
By Ragan Sutterfield on 12/09/2009
Perhaps we should give up on making a living from our work and simply do it because we are called to it and offer our work to our neighbors as a free, gift just as we have received freely.
By Bill Guerrant on 11/17/2009
Isn’t our culture’s commercialization of such a holy event every bit as profane as selling doves and changing money in the courtyards of the temple? I wonder what would happen if Jesus walked into an American mall…with songs proclaiming his birth being piped in to induce purchases.