Economy of Love (With Dvd)
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About "Economy of Love (With Dvd)"
America thrives on a simple message-that what we currently have is not enough. Not big enough, not nice enough, not fast or hip enough.The American dream is based on wanting more. But does God's dream for the world look like the American Dream?In this five-week study, unpack what the patterns of God's kingdom look like compared to the patterns of our world. What is the value of enough, and how do we become more like the God who is close to the poor, the hungry, the meek, and the merciful?Economy of Love will challenge individuals to join in community, journeying together as they begin to consider a new standard of living-a personal economic threshold oriented not around the size of a monthly paycheck, but around the value of enough.What's included:5 video sessions with Shane ClaiborneCommentary and discussion questions to help you explore each topicThe story of Relational Tithe by co-founder Darin PetersonWeek 1: Tension Being the hands and feet of Jesus in a broken worldWeek 2: Enough- Christ s demand to love our neighbor through redistributionWeek 3: Vulnerable- Living lives that collide with those of the marginalizedWeek 4: Filled- Is the Gospel we preach good news for the rich and poor alike?Week 5: Practice- Following Jesus with our hands, our feet, and our resources.
Meet the Author
Shane Claiborne, author of The Irresistible Revolution, Jesus for President and most recently Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers, and with John Perkins Follow Me to Freedom: Leading as an Ordinary Radical is a prominent activist and sought after speaker. He is one of the founding members of The Simple Way, a community in inner city Philadelphia that has helped birth and connect radical faith communities around the world. Shane serves on the board of directors for the Christian Community Development Association, and in his down-time is quite a dynamic circus performer.