Choosing my battles

*Warning- This is not a very well thought out post* Fortunately you can get away with that on blogs from time to time. I’ve just been wondering what is THE battle, THE issue to which I should commit my energy and efforts. Poverty? Climate Change? Consumerism? Simplicity? Evangelism? Politics? Youth? Discipleship? As you can tell from the number of question marks there are few issues that buzz around my head and of course many overlap and are not at all mutually exclusive. It helps to have a clear enemy, consumerism…

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Book Review: Serve God Save the Planet

Serve God Save the Planet was part of our holiday reading and both the better half and I found it refreshing to read of Americans that cared. Sleeth has done some drastic trimming of his families lifestyle (although to be fair it did sound a bit bloated), now living in a house that is smaller than his previous garage! For those new to the whole issue of changing lifestyle to care for the gift of creation this is an excellent place to start, same goes if you want a straightforward…

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The environment and lazy shopping

The week passes and the blog remains updated, it’s a poor show to be honest but not as poor as a few other areas. Depending on how you look at it my ‘ethical’ record has been poor over recent weeks. For example that long haul flight to Cuba has been purchased (although we will offset) and we’ve done nothing to change our food shopping habits so far – I don’t think the better half growing her own herbs fully counts. But for more bluster on the environment then read this…

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