Faithful Investing: The Power of Decisive Action and Incremental Change

Faithful Investing: The Power of Decisive Action and Incremental Change

Investing, Resource Review
People of faith and entire faith communities alike must consider how the dollars they have been tasked with managing are at work in this world. But the world of investment portfolios and asset management can be an intimidating one to enter. James W. Murphy has assembled a resource to help introduce and guide individuals and communities alike through the potentially complex language and considerations related to managing our money in a way that is aligned with our faith and values. Faithful Investing: The power of Decisive Action and Incremental Change is a collection of essays written by a number of financial professionals from faith-based organizations who work in the area of financial and investment services. This ecumenical collaboration walks the reader through the complexities of faith-rooted investing with approachable and…
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From Mammon to Manna: Sabbath Economics and Community Investing

Investing, Resource Review
DVD and additional resources: www.chedmyers.org/ This DVD series (six thirty-minute sessions) is for adult study groups interested in exploring biblical faith and economic practice. Its themes speak directly to the financial crisis we find ourselves in, as the rich continue to get richer and the poor suffer the consequences. How are Christians to respond to this reality? Rather than merely encouraging church members to give more money to those in need, biblical scholar Ched Myers challenges our assumptions about the capitalist status quo in North America. His vision of “Sabbath economics” is grounded in the biblical vision of “enough for all,” which is quickly lost in our culture of scarcity and over-consumption. Filmed in 2009 at Baldwin Park Presbyterian Church, the first three segments outline the basic concepts of Ched…
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