catapult magazine

catapult magazine
Creating Capital

vol. 5, num. 8 :: 2006.04.21 — 2006.05.05

The usual "Church-speak" breakdown of resources is "time, talent and treasure." Resources are necessary for any individual, institution and project, but what principles guide the gathering and cultivation of such resources?

 

Feature

Rich mom, poor mom--all in one

Thinking about abundance in a new way inspires a new and evolving vision for relationships.

Editorial

What's yours is mine

The acknowledgement of a personal myth opens to abundance.

Articles

Money and stuff

On discovering a biblical approach to fundraising.

The clarity of a dumpster

Could filling a roll-off be considered a spiritual discipline?

Reviews

In pursuit of freedom

A review of the graphic novel V for Vendetta, written by Alan Moore and illustrated by David Lloyd.

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Gallery

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In case you missed it the first time

The spirit of capitalism

Capitalism operates well in the modern world on the basis of certain assumptions, but are these assumptions biblical?

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The poor are not the problem

A review of The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else by Hernando de Soto.

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Voluntary Simplicity

A basic introduction to the principles of living simply and an exploration of the issues that might drive us there involuntarily.

Peak oil "to do" list

Why we should do these things anyway.

Weaving the web

Spiritual Capital Research Program

Interested in spiritual capital? Check out this research program in Philadelphia.

 

The Spirituality of Fundraising

A free booklet compiles several of Nouwen's presentations on fundraising and why it's a ministry in itself.

 

Living on the streets

A PDF download by Richard Greydanus and Michael Van Pelt on the role of the Church in urban renewal.

 
 

Columns

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Motion picture mantras

More movie lines that intersect the spiritual dimension.

daily asterisk

Learning versus playing. That dichotomy seems natural to people…. Learning, according to that almost automatic view, is what children do in school and, maybe, in other adult-directed activities. Playing is, at best, a refreshing break from learning. From that view, summer vacation is just a long recess, perhaps longer than necessary. But here’s an alternative view, which should be obvious but apparently is not: playing is learning. At play, children learn the most important of life’s lessons, the ones that cannot be taught in school. To learn these lessons well, children need lots of play — lots and lots of it, without interference from adults.

Peter Gray
“The play deficit” in Aeon Magazine

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