Tony Campolo & Shane Claiborne’s complete dialog on simpler living and global justice, in eight parts.
Photo: DVD Exec. Producer Jerry Iversen, Recording Assistant Jason Fileta and Shane at The Simple Way community
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NOTE: You can listen to each episode as it is released the 1st and 15th of the month, May-Aug. Or listen to several or all episodes at Preview/Back-up. The Show Notes are similar for each episode, though the topics are different.
EPISODE 5: Tithing (from Exodus) – 1/10th given for a party – celebration for all, a foretaste of the heavenly banquet; 9/10th’s used wisely in accordance with God’s will! The Simple Way’s block party – a redistribution, as the Jubilee; in the relational tithe, 10% decided by the group to meet neighborhood needs. Church embezzlement when only 2-3% given outside its walls. Tony’s book: The Kingdom of God Is a Party. In the Eucharist the bread (food of the poor) and wine (food of the rich) come together — enough for everyone’s needs, not greed. EAPE’s beyond borders group urged to buy supplies and pay workers, not build for the Haitians; instead, spend time with them, which is unsettling, humbling and ultimately gratifying. St. Francis — jester of God — knew how to party, invented the marionette. The poor are sacramental, meet Jesus in them, here or overseas. Matt. 25 is about interactions (interruptions), not charity. Charity insulates us; church becomes a broker, not a community. Positive examples: hugging a bum, ice cream in Calcutta — it’s too good to keep to myself!
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Going on the road; meeting Tony & Shane: Travel journals and photos. Scroll to Post #197.
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EAPE.org – Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education | TonyCampolo.org — The Positive Prophet of Red Letter Christianity | RedLetterChristians.org | Curing Affluenza video series | Tony’s Podcast – Across the Pond
Canadian TV interview of Tony and Shane about Choose Justice (15:00+/-)
SLW! Podcast Episode #3 – Saga of Simply Enough DVD
Saga of Simply Enough – blog
WorldVisionCanada.org – DVD
Simply Enough – Bonus segments, more
Choose Justice blog
World Vision Canada home page
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Episode Index: #1-3: Getting Acquainted | #4-5: Beyond a Consumer Lifestyle | #6-11: Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway? | #12: Living More with Less UPDATED | #13: Let’s Get Ready for a Simpler Lent & Easter | #14: Simple Living 101 + Social Media BONUS | #15: author Cecile Andrews | #16: Alternative Rites of Passage | #17: author Vicki Robin | #18: Not Ordinary Times – Eco-Justice Ministries | #19: Alternative Summer Festivals/Simply Delicious/Hunger | #20-27: Tony and Shane Uncut
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