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Church Resource Centre

Church Resource Centre

Welcome to the Consumed Church Resource Centre!

We have provided a variety of resources designed to assist you in engaging with your church community around the Consumed campaign. Simply click on the button of the item you wish to access and a PDF will open for you to download.

The video is able to be downloaded directly to your computer. 

This PDF Bible Study includes links to online resources and guides to aid in small group conversations about Consumed.

This PDF Kid’s Resource is a great tool assist your children’s program in helping kids engage with the idea of consumerism.

The Church Script is designed to introduce Consumed to the congregation and has accompanying slides. The Video below is also a great tool in helping introduce this campaign to a congregation.

These slides are in PowerPoint format and are designed to accompany the Church Script.

This is an example of one approach to preaching on the subject of Consumerism. Included is this PDF is a link to the podcast of the sermon.

This prayer provided by Scott Higgins is designed to help you and your congregation to pray specifically about consumerism and how Christians can find a better way to consume.

In this Media Pack, you will find:

– A Banner for your website

– A Banner/tile for your E-Newsletter

– A Social Media post

  • – We have also provided suggested text for your church Newsletter. This can be used either in print or via email and is available in Word format.

Here is a great devotional that can be engaged with individually or in a group context.

The Consumed Video runs for 2mins and is a great tool to use as a way of introducing the topic of consumerism and the Consumed campaign.

If you are unable to download the video, please contact us at 

Recommended Reading List

In addition to the above resources, we have also compiled a Recommended Reading List:

  1. “Coming Home: Discipleship, ecology and everyday economics” by Jonathon Cornford 
  2. “The End of Greed” by Scott Higgins 
  3. “Freedom of Simplicity by Richard J. Foster 
  4. “Death by Suburb: How to keep the suburbs from killing your soul” by David L. Goetz 
  5. “The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a grown up economy” by Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams 
  6. An Other Kingdom: Departing the consumer culture” by Peter Block, Walter Bruggemann and John McKnight 

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