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.

daily asterisk

I believe that, to some degree, an offending strangeness might be the surest means to seeing, hearing, and receiving a redeeming witness — a witness at work, for instance, in what Karl Barth refers to as the strange new world of the Bible. Does the Bible in any way dislocate our imaginations or prove to be an affront to what we consider seemly? In a certain sense, we might say that weirdness alone redeems, because it is that which strikes us as unseemly that forces us to redeem — or reevaluate — our vision of reality, our sense of what’s appropriate. Are we willing to have our vision undone and redeemed? Are we up for the religious experience of feeling offended?

David Dark
The Sacredness of Questioning Everything

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