Consumerism is at its best or worst (take your pick) in the creation of demand for products we don’t really need. Take for example these videos on bottled water. One from Annie Leonard and one from Open University. Although as my friend Andy says, it
After a crisis the mature learn and change behaviour. What have our banks learned? Not much according to Jeremy A third of people in the UK think religious freedoms are being restricted Kevin DeYoung has 13 tips on leading prayers, most of which I’d never
Tim Keller shows how Proverbs 3 offers a mini-guide to life. Superb stuff Jeremy thinks of ten ways to spend $379 billion Andy thinks we need to go deeper than making greed history to deal with poverty For practical measures you could support this school’s
Matt Hosier has another rant, this time about the way culture gets all righteous about the wrong things Jeremy notes some of the ironies of green consumerism Kevin Gill wonders how important is your mobile? Stewardship have made their seasons of giving resource for small
I’m a fan of rail travel, and the idea of being able to get on a train to China from the UK sounds great. I’m betting China will have managed this feat by 2020 but Britain won’t have been able to get high speed trains
As we get nearer to the election, expect to see more political links here. Here’s a new initiative called Christians and Candidates 2010 which gained some attention in the Telegraph amongst other places, for its plan for special hustings Peter Ould comments on the Jon
How much money would you spend/waste if you were an early adopter of new technology? Jeremy uses TV to illustrate Skaters are a dedicated bunch, these boys made the only skate park in east africa (HT: Jeremy) What do you think about crime and punishment?
I quite like the symmetry of the date which is, I think, a bit sad. Anyway here are some links: You may not read the whole thing but you should read long enough to pray for Christians in Iran Talib Al Qaleb continues to tell