Many who unfortunately proclaim "health and wealth" as part of Christ's Gospel urge us to indulge in material blessing while here on Earth. Others suggest that God's rewards can't be enjoyed until we get to heaven. In God's Economy, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove draws from Jesus' teachings on money and suggests that God's financial plan for us is far greater than either of these perspectives with respect to our money. This trustworthy guide will help you to cut through promises of divine prosperity and invite you to discover the true blessings in store when you invest your life in God's Economy.
While health and wealth proponents urge Christians to claim for themselves material blessings, others insist that Gods best gifts cant be enjoyed until heaven. The truth of Gods intentions, writes acclaimed author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, is far greater than either perspective suggests.Packed with inspiring stories, Gods Economy invites readers to step into the good life God intends his people to enjoy here and nownot a shrink-wrapped, plastic version of prosperity but a liberating approach to living that leads to genuine and lasting satisfaction.With persuasive enthusiasm, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove draws from the teachings of Jesus on money and explores five tactics for living in Gods economy of abundance. Rather than being subject to unpredictable market factors, those who live by Gods economy find their security in the richness of community and generosity.
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is an associate minister at St. Johns Baptist Church. A graduate of Duke Divinity School, Jonathan is engaged in reconciliation efforts in Durham, North Carolina, directs the School for Conversion (newmonasticism.org), and is a sought-after speaker and author of several books. The Rutba House, where Jonathan lives with his wife, Leah, their son, JaiMichael, daughter, Nora Ann, and other friends, is a new monastic community that prays, eats, and lives together, welcoming neighbors and homeless. Find out more at jonathanwilsonhartgrove.com.