Luke 12.13-21, 48b
2 Corinthians 8.1-15
“Creating an Alternative Economy to Support Your Spirit”
We often feel that the forces around us and that determine our lives are as beyond our control as they are determinative of our lives. Because it’s true: as independent and self-sufficient as we might wish or long to imagine ourselves to be, we are often and inevitably who we are because of where we find ourselves and the influences upon us. This week’s worth of non-stop news reports of terrorism makes us feel this reality fmore vulnerably.
What if one of the choices that Michael preached about last week is deciding to lead your financial life in ways that actually free you from an economic system that often reduces us to how much we are worth or what we produce? Come to worship this week for a demonstration of such a liberating choice…