Christian Minimalism

Category: Consumerism

Total 25 Posts

Intentionality with Toys

Note: This is a guest post written by Cassandra Roberts, mother of two children and host of the upcoming Needed and Known podcast. I subscribe to the idea that demonstrating and living something out is better than teaching and repeating for children. When I started reviewing our household, I had

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Possessions Aren’t Bad

People can make a lot of assumptions when they find out that you live a different type of lifestyle. Whether positive or negative, these assumptions can offer a great learning moment. For example, every time I tell someone I’m a Christian minimalist, chances are good that their immediate assumption is

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Why You Should Change Your Lifestyle

A few years ago, former Manhattanite and 30-something journalist Noelle Hancock wrote an article that ended up going viral: “Why I Gave Up a $95,000 Job to Move to an Island and Scoop Ice Cream.” The article caused such a pop culture and social media frenzy that she was interviewed

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Minimalism in the Movies: The Bling Ring

If there is a movie out there that shows the consequences of putting celebrity, wealth, and material possessions above all else, it’s Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring. Based on Nancy Jo Sales’ article in Vanity Fair, “The Subjects Wore Louboutins,” The Bling Ring attempts to tell the real-life story of

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