It’s not easy to say ‘no’ to things especially when you enjoy them. It’s also not easy to judge the pace your life should be led at. It isn’t easy to reject the furious busyness of contemporary life, to choose to slow down. All of the
Following my second post on is Christianity Middle Class, one of my commentators said: “Going back to the point about self-sufficiency… As a parent, you have this tiny new-born that is 100% dependent on you. Your mission for the next 18 years is then to
The Power of Generosity is an excellent book. Dave Toycen has led World Vision Canada and been involved in humanitarian work for a long time, as a result this book has a rich vein of personal testimony, powerful stories and insightful reflection on generosity. Some
It’s not a word I know – but what would you call someone addicted to buying books? Perhaps that what I am. I went to the small town of Wem today for a course and during the lunch break went to find the secondhand bookshop
The first part generated some interest and this comment really made me think…. “Having been brought up in a nice protestant middle class home, I was conditioned into a culture of high educational achievements, good job leading to a house, wife, 2.3 kids, nice car
I just read this news piece from the BBC that explains much of the reason for China building 2 new power plants a week is to satisfy the demands of western consumers. Everybody’s aim is to try and have their cake and eat it. To
Make Wealth History is a really interesting blog that I came across while ‘researching’ (my wife calls it wasting time). Anyway it’s well done, thought provoking and challenging. It’s also well used and getting comments and growing so do engage with it.
I’ve decided to make a slight adjustment in regards to the content of this blog. I have a clear focus on Christian responses to consumerism and the rediscovery of a richer way of life and I think I’ll keep it that way, for the most