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What is Joy in Enough (JiE) really all about?

What is Joy in Enough (JiE) really all about?  What in practice are we trying to do?  And how do we differ from many other organisations, Christian and secular, with somewhat similar aims?  These are questions we are frequently asked – and indeed that we ask ourselves in the thirty-strong JiE ‘College’ – the group of people who are offering us specialist help in developing this programme.

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GC Press Release: Christians challenged to help shape a new economy

Christians will come together in Sheffield in November to help build a movement for a fair and sustainable economy. The charity Green Christian has put out a call for activists, campaigners and ordinary Christians to join a day of discussion and planning called The Big Workshop.

 

Part of the charity’s Joy in Enough campaign,

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Joy in Nothing

Those of us aiming to articulate the joy of a simple life might like stories about moneyless living.
In 2008 Mark Boyle, a 29-year-old business man, decided to live for a year without money. Home was a caravan on a farm near Bristol where he worked in lieu of rent.

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Read about Joy in Enough and the Big Workshop on Sat 18 Nov at Sheffield here. Includes posters to publicise it.

Joy in Enough

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JiE welcomes new Development Officer and Content Editor

With its Joy in Enough programme http://www.greenchristian.org.uk/joy-in-enough/ Green Christian is seeking to bring about a society and an economy which is just and joyful, convivial and humane, in which all have enough but none have too much – and which operates within the boundaries of nature.

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Thoughts: On localisation

Developing a Deeper Understanding of Localisation

Localisation is pretty central to the Joy in Enough message.  Not just because it reduces travel demand and the carbon emissions arising from global trade and tourism. Not just because it supports local food production. Not just because it supports ‘buying local’ and the promotion of local industries and services (including and the renovation and re-use services). 

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Sermon Luke 12: 32- 40 A sermon for Joy in Enough – Good News for the “anxious middle”

It is often said that the gospel has a bias to the poor but reading Luke 12:32-40   alongside Luke 12:13-21 what I detect is good news for the anxious middle. Those who have something to sell but are worried about the value of what they have to sell,

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Prosperity without growth: inspiration rewarded

Professor Tim Jackson has been awarded the 2016 Hillary Laureate for his widely respected work as an ecological economist at the University of Surrey.

Just before Christmas Professor Tim Jackson of the University of Surrey was presented with the 2016 Hillary Laureate.

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