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

Default

Motion picture mantras

More movie lines that intersect the spiritual dimension.

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So do you want to make culture? Find a community, a small group who can lovingly fuel your dreams and puncture your illusions. Find friends and form a family who are willing to see grace at work in one another’s lives, who can discern together which gifts and which crosses each has been called to bear. Find people who have a holy respect for power and a holy willingness to spend their power alongside the powerless. Find some partners in the wild and wonderful world beyond church doors. And then, together, make something of the world.

Andy Crouch
Culture Making


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