Download the entire Consumerism issue and the set of six Study Guides. Or, download individual pieces by clicking the titles below.
"Stuff-Love," by Laura Singleton
"Mastering Mammon," by Craig L. Blomberg
"Relationships in the Age of Consumerism," by Barry J. Bryan
"Discovering Our True Identity," by Mark S. Medley
"Beyond Candy Cane Lane," by F. Matthew Schobert, Jr.
Avarice in Christian Art, by Heidi J. Hornik
"Subtle Qualms," on van Reymerswaele's Money-Changer and His Wife
"Horror and Invitation," on Guercino's The Betrayal of Christ
"Past the Blockade," on Turner's Christ Driving the Traders from the Temple
Hymn and Worship Service
"O God, You Own A Thousand Hills," by Terry W. York and C. David Bolin
Worship Service by E. Ann Bell
"Talking Back to the Tube," by Brett R. Dewey
"The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth," by Arthur Simon
"From Francis to Fezziwig," by Katie Cook
"More Like Mephibosheth," by Laura Singleton
"Which Kingdom?," by Barry Harvey
Philip D. Kenneson, Life on the Vine: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit in Christian Community
Michael Budde, The (Magic) Kingdom of God: Christianity and Global Culture Industries
Michael Budde and Robert Brimlow, Christianity Incorporated: How Big Business is Buying the Church
"Curing Our Affluenza," by Norman Wirzba
Gary Cross, An All-Consuming Century: Why Commercialism Won in Modern America
Arthur Simon, How Much is Enough? Hungering for God in an Affluent Culture
Michael Schut (ed.), Simpler Living Compassionate Life: A Christian Perspective
Study Guides and Lesson Plans (Download the set of six Study Guides)
"Who Are the Meek?"
"Discovering Our True Identity"
"More Like Mephibosheth"
"Beyond Candy Cane Lane"
"Hazmats or Good Gifts?" by Dorothy Jean Weaver (Parables)