IF WE were to do a free-association game, and I were to say the word “economics”, I wonder what would come to mind for you. I suspect that, for many people, … Continue reading Economics is too important to leave to the economists
Peter Grimwood reflects on Jesus’ story of the rich man and the bigger barns, and its application to today’s economy. The story of the bigger barns in Luke chapter 12 … Continue reading Bigger barns and riches before God
In the 1950s, Italian economist Franco Modigliano suggested that people live their economic lives in three acts, moving from dependency to maturity to retirement. Putting aside childhood and youth, which … Continue reading Economics for grown-ups
Who owns the wind? asks David McDermott Hughes in his book of the same title. It’s partly rhetorical – nobody owns the wind! – and partly not. Landowners certainly seem … Continue reading Who owns the wind?
Catherine Masterman shares her experience of setting up a forest school church toddler group – and the vision of church and mission that lies behind it. Toddler groups bring more … Continue reading Into the woods! Church toddler groups and forest school
With Green Christian as a partner in this week’s Sustaining Church conference, we got to do a short and sweet workshop on Joy in Enough. Here’s Jeremy Williams, content editor … Continue reading Talk: Your church in a greener, fairer economy
Plastic Free July is a recurring annual campaign that encourages people to reduce their use of plastic. Building on that interest, ECCR are challenging Christians to direct their actions on … Continue reading Don’t bank on plastics
A date for your diaries – the Sustaining Church conference will take place online on the 13th and 14th of July, hosted by Hazelnut Community Farm. The conference looks at … Continue reading The Sustaining Church conference