The biggest issue with money is the way we think about it.
Money makes us talk in terms of percentages and interest, loss and gain, and returns on investment. Our natural inclination is to connect our giving and spending to what will result in the biggest gain for ourselves and, as an afterthought, for others and the church.
What would happen if, instead of focusing on how we budgeted our money, we changed the way we thought about money.
By exploring the Biblical narrative, The Money Experiment will challenge you to embrace financial simplicity-big money words not included.
How it works:
1. Read and discuss each chapter with your group.
2. Pick one of the experiments (challenges to live intentionally) to do throughout the week.
3. Journal your thoughts and experiences.
4. Share your experiences as a group the following week.
What would happen if, instead of focusing on how we budget our money, we changed the way we thought about money? By exploring the Biblical narrative, The Money Experiment will challenge readers to not only think, but live, differently--encouraging them to place their entire lives, including their money, inside God's story and mission.
Ryan Pugh is a youth pastor living in Boise, Idaho. He is passionate about the Church being the living presence of Christ in the world. Ryan received his undergraduate degree in Christian Ministry from Northwest Nazarene University, where he is now an Assistant in the School of Theology and Christian Ministries. He is an avid blogger and much of his writing can be found at ryanjpugh.com.
Chris Folmsbee served as a youth pastor for nearly 12 years and now serves as a volunteer youth worker in his local church. He leads Barefoot Ministries, a training and publishing company located in Kansas City, and serves on the staff of Youthfront, an organization committed to bringing youth into a growing
relationship with Jesus. Chris frequently speaks to and trains youth workers, parents, and students throughout North America, and has written several books and articles. Chris lives in Overland Park, Kansas, with his wife, Gina, and their three children, Megan, Drew, and Luke.
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