Practicing Sabbath Economics

By Matthew Colwell, Sojurners

Practicing an economy of sufficiency is no easy task when the model of mammon economics dominates. But there are practical steps households can take to live into alternatives. The following steps are based on the "Sabbath Economics Covenant" developed by Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries, an ecumenical organization focused on economic and spiritual discipleship. The cove­nant is a simple tool for applying the biblical theme of Sabbath economics to daily practice, inviting households to commit to changes in seven economic areas...

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