Designed for Good

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Chapter 1- “The Perfect Version of Ourselves”: Quote: "A reaction that is intuitive is based on what one feels to be true without conscious reasoning." (20) Quote: "The Christian narrative suggests that our moral judgements need not be random emotional reactions, but rather, reflect an order that exists outside of us." (23) Quote: "Be perfect [...]

The Roots of Riches

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Chapter 1- “Getting Rich”: Quote: “According to World Bank figures, the poorest 10% of Americans have more income than nearly four billion other inhabitants of planet Earth.” Quote: “All of the world’s standards of being rich are dominated by comparisons of what we can own or possess.” Note: While the world sees wealth in a [...]

The Opposite of Spoiled

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Chapter 1- “Why We Need to Talk About Money”: Quote: “Human quirks and emotions have a profound impact on economic decisions, from governments right on down to individuals” (3). Quote: “Money is central, but it is also a teaching tool that uses the value of a dollar to instill in our children the values we [...]

The 10 Second Rule

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Chapter 1- “A Rule of Life”: Quote: “I think we Christians who were once on fire for God often slowly and unconsciously drift toward religious activities, even good ones, because they’re relatively convenient and culturally acceptable forms of obedience…It’s a spirituality that we can measure ourselves and others by—familiar and predictable, and it still leaves [...]

The Salt Plan

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Chapter 1- “A House Built Upon Sand”: Quote: “God’s word consistently tells us that debt is something to be avoided whenever and wherever possible” – pg. 18 Quote: “Our true Hope should not be in a recovery, but in a revival. A revival is a sincere turning back to God’s ways and wholeheartedly embracing our [...]