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Money Talks: World Council of Churches Disinvests in Fossil Fuels
Originally Posted: 07/21/2014 - 1:46pm | Type: Blog

The WCC’s simple action resonated with many because money talks, often even louder than words. The Supreme Court’s Citizen’s United case infamously affirmed money spent in pol ...

Time to Change the Rules? Examining Our Relationship With Money
Originally Posted: 01/30/2014 - 12:08pm | Type: Blog

Jesus was quite clear that our allegiance was to be with the POOR, not the barons of Wall Street. I have a confession to make. I am addicted to office supplies. I grew up in a ...

Seven Top Reads of 2013
Originally Posted: 12/31/2013 - 10:54am | Type: Blog

As the director of Major Gifts, I’ve been particularly consumed with thinking through resource distribution, stewardship, and the power of the purse, so it is with this lens that I share my top reads of 2013. ...

The Ikea Effect, Slow Church, and Laboring Our Way Into Love
Originally Posted: 02/07/2013 - 3:06pm | Type: Blog

We want to care. We want to have a stake in our lives. We want more from existence. We want love, but it seems that love requires something of us. Love is work. A man buys two dog ...

Loan Stars
Originally Posted: 01/07/2014 - 11:08am | Type: Magazine Article

Beth Newberry The new Louisville Loan Club is a way to protect people from the shark pool of payday lenders. ...