Have you seen the new documentary film Fed Up? Check out the trailer here. You can also join the “Fed Up” Sugar Free for 10 Days Challenge and access plenty of facts and useful information.
Among the most revolutionary actions a person could take in a society like ours is really no action at all. Just stop. Don’t buy any more stuff. Don’t even want to buy stuff. Just be content. A Buddhist’s observations in Utne Reader can teach Christians a lot. (Photo by Leland Francisco, used by Creative Commons […]
Lectionary Reflection for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, April 6, 2014
Whether we choose to spiral toward death in all its manifestations or set our minds and hearts on Jesus’ desire to give us life abundant and peace everlasting makes all the difference. Paul’s words make a strong case for setting one’s mind on Spirit-life. (Photo: , Creative Commons)
Getting things like a new car or 60-inch flat-screen are goals many of us work toward. Unfortunately, these pursuits have the opposite effect we intend: Instead of making us happier, getting more stuff drags us down, researchers have found. Time magazine reports. (Photo by ClerkBase, used by Creative Commons license.)
Here are two free stewardship Bible studies for teens: “More than Enough” and “The Truth about Money” from the ecumenical website teensundayschool.com. (Photo: 401 (K) 2013, Creative Commons)
Here’s a free, downloadable booklet from the folks at New American Dream. You’ll find excellent suggestions for raising healthy children in the midst of consumer culture. (Photo: crimfants, Creative Commons).
Now you can listen to some wonderful interviews on various topics dealing with faith and money! Click here to check out the Faith & Money Network’s weekly Internet radio show. This week Judy and David Osgood talk with host Mike Little about our need to give and the joy they find in giving. Click here […]
Read this compelling New York Times op-ed by Sam Polk about how he learned that loving money isn’t the answer. Polk left Wall Street and founded a non-profit organization called Groceryships that helps hungry families buy healthy food and learn how to change their eating habits in the process. (Photo: Andrew Magill, Creative Commons)
Mom and church leader Janet McMahon shares her story of learning to opt out of consumer culture and the surprising gifts that accompanied the lesson. Check out her story! (Photo: reduse.org, Creative Commons)
Resolved to be less materialistic in 2014? Check out this short video from The Center for a New American Dream. You’ll be glad you did! (Photo: 401(K)2013, Creative Commons)