The pitfalls of convenient activism
// Let's not get consumerism and activism confused.
Written by Emma Hay
I shop online, therefore I am
// How our online habits are unconsciously shaping our Christian values.
Written by Guy Brandon
Can I be a Christian and have an iPhone 7?
// Would Jesus have an iPhone?
Written by Annie Carter
One week, one outfit
// In the second part of our ethical consumption challenge, Amaris wears the same outfit every day. Priceless.
Written by Amaris Cole
Sunday shopping: the pursuit of happiness
// Longer working hours, more money and encouraging consumerism might not be the best way to build strong communities, stable families...
Written by Andy Tilsley
You are not what you buy
// "Jesus laid down a blueprint – we’re here to contribute, to serve, to give abundantly and sacrificially."
Written by Thomas McConaghie
Did Coca-Cola steal Christmas?
// With the famous ad now in its 20th year, let's remember that it's not the holidays that are coming, but the Holy One.
Written by Krish Kandiah
Black Friday: boycott or buy into?
// "But how should we react to a day like Black Friday as followers of Jesus?"
Written by Paul Robinson
Does it really have to be all about the presents?
// Two years ago, I announced to my family that I no longer wanted them to buy Christmas presents for me.
Written by Emma Fowle
Inequality is boring
// If Bill gates were to spend one million dollars every single day, it would take him 218 years until he...
Written by Jonty Langley
We are all worshippers
// "One more thing..." says the executive. A new gadget is revealed. The press go wild. The internet buzzes. "Take my...
Written by Caleb Woodbridge
We are the Church
// Growing up as a vicar’s kid, I quickly learnt that there are three types of congregation member...
Written by threads
The real cost of fashion
// Every year, around eighty billion garments are produced globally. Staggering, isn’t it?
Written by Amelia Abplanalp
3 reasons I’m thanking God Christmas is over
// "As we head into this new year, I have a sneaky suspicion that the battle for our hearts and minds...
Written by Emily Bowerman
Have a magi-cal Christmas!
// "Jesus was God's plan to rescue us from our stress; from the crazed, hysterical, complex mazes of our lives –...
Written by threads
The lifestyle idol
// It’s not so much money that’s the idol, it’s the lifestyle. What’s even worse is that I’m fully aware that...
Written by Rachel Holmes
The art of letting go
// I run through the airport at break-neck speed, heart racing, muscles burning, body aching.
Written by Tomi Ajayi
Can you be a Christian and buy a diamond ring?
// After promising to myself that I'd never buy an uncertified diamond, I bought two...
Written by Jim Atkins
Shopping for Jesus: the rise of clothing brand Forever 21
// Are God-loves-you t-shirts the answer to all our prayers?
Written by Rachel Helen Smith
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