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?
Thinking about abundance in a new way inspires a new and evolving vision for relationships.
The acknowledgement of a personal myth opens to abundance.
On discovering a biblical approach to fundraising.
Could filling a roll-off be considered a spiritual discipline?
A review of the graphic novel V for Vendetta, written by Alan Moore and illustrated by David Lloyd.
Capitalism operates well in the modern world on the basis of certain assumptions, but are these assumptions biblical?
A review of The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else by Hernando de Soto.
A basic introduction to the principles of living simply and an exploration of the issues that might drive us there involuntarily.
Why we should do these things anyway.
Interested in spiritual capital? Check out this research program in Philadelphia.
A free booklet compiles several of Nouwen's presentations on fundraising and why it's a ministry in itself.
A PDF download by Richard Greydanus and Michael Van Pelt on the role of the Church in urban renewal.
More movie lines that intersect the spiritual dimension.
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.
“The play deficit” in Aeon Magazine
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