Following on the heels of the Great Financial Crash of 2008, the pandemic has left states, businesses and households hopelessly indebted. But what do ‘debt’ and ‘credit’ really mean anyway? … Continue reading Talk: Philip Goodchild on credit and faith
Inequality has been a feature of human society since time immemorial, with a wide variety of ideologies and movements that have offered opinions about it. Today we find that ideas … Continue reading What is a Christian approach to inequality?
Reflections on faith, giving, fundraising and sustainable economics from Hilary Blake. The words of the title of this piece (from 1 Chronicles 29) shape much of the churches’ liturgy and … Continue reading Of your own we give you
Russell Rollason, from the Australian Council of Churches, writes about how insights from Aboriginal theology can help us to reconnect to the land in a consumer culture. Have you often … Continue reading Indigenous theology for a new earth
One of the main themes from the first chapter of the Bible is that the natural world is good. That might sound somewhat obvious, but there are those who disagree. … Continue reading The wholeness of creation
The Breathe Network was a Christian network for simpler living that was active a few years ago. The project was brought to a close in 2015, but the resources remain … Continue reading The Promise of Life – a prayer for a consumer society
Peter Grimwood explores the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand, and contrasts the economics of the world with the generous grace of God. In Matthew 14 we read the … Continue reading Gods economics of abundance
Justin Thacker, National Coordinator of Church Action for Tax Justice, discusses Jesus’ parable of the wedding feast. Church Action for Tax Justice is a relatively new campaigning organisation that is … Continue reading A place of flourishing for all