The consumer culture in which we are immersed urges us to acquire as many things and experiences as our incomes will allow. But what if our habit of acquiring more is simply a modern manifestation of greed?
Baptist World Aid Australia has released a book and Bible study series called “The End of Greed”. These will help you and your church discover how consumerism can be damaging to your relationship with God, can sap your capacity to be generous, exploits people in poorer countries, wreaks havoc on the planet and inflicts suffering on animals. You’ll also identify simple, practical steps towards a new, Christ-shaped way of consuming.
The End of Greed is a five part book, multimedia small group bible study and preaching series that will help you and your church grapple with what it means to follow Jesus in a consumer culture. Five sessions explore five themes:
Scott Higgins is an ordained Baptist minister, consultant and blogger who has spent three decades in pastoring, social justice advocacy and community education.
-Michael Frost, Morling College, NSW- Author: Exiles, The Road to Missional, Jesus the Fool
-Karl Faase, CEO of Olive Tree Media
-Dr. Brian Harris, Founding Director of AVENIR Leadership Institute