Category Archives: Consumerism

Getting What We Wanted?

Some of us have been preaching against consumerism for ages – some vehemently and constantly, some merely occasionally. Looking at the current US economy it appears that maybe someone was listening. What’s wrong with consumerism? When we’re captivated by consumerism, … Continue reading

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Handling our Wealth

Here are some comments inspired by John the Methodist and commentators at his site: It’s been said, “Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today.  Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a … Continue reading

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Christmas and Culture

Over the past several years we’ve heard of numerous attempts to edge Christ out of Christmas. Some places simply shift to Santa and Snow. More recently the push has been to do away with the word altogether, settling for Winter … Continue reading

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