Tag: Individualism

Reality Checkpoint: a film on the four big ‘-ism’s

Reality Checkpoint: a film on the four big ‘-ism’s

A day in the life of young graduate Dave illustrates how some of the core ideas of individualism and consumerism (philosophies at the personal level) and capitalism and statism (ideologies at society level) play out in everyday life.  After four conversations between Dave and a smug bank manager, pushy phone salesman, ambitious girlfriend and philosophical […]

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‘Reality Checkpoint’ to be screened at London Film Festival

‘Reality Checkpoint’ to be screened at London Film Festival

‘Reality Checkpoint’ will have its first public screening in London on 2nd September at the ‘I Will Tell’ Christian film festival. The theme focuses on cinematic portrayals of human relationships in various contexts around the world.

Reality Checkpoint explores the way different worldviews impact how we think and act. These five short films show how these worldviews affect a character called Dave.

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It’s All About Me: Individualism

It’s All About Me: Individualism

Individualism. The me-culture. I have the right to make the decisions I want to and that best suit my life. After all, no one else is going to if they’re all looking out for themselves too. My career, my home, my relationships: my world is me-shaped. Individualism started as a good thing: the recognition that […]

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Jubilee Lifestyle Leaders Notes by Guy Brandon

Jubilee Lifestyle Leaders Notes by Guy Brandon

  Building on our 2010 biblical lifestyle book, Jubilee Lifestyle’s radical approach is grounded in the Bible’s central principles of love for God and love for neighbour that have shaped the emphasis on relationships that lies at the heart of all the Jubilee Centre’s work. Contains everything needed to run the course in your church! […]

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Jubilee Lifestyle Discipleship Course by Guy Brandon

Jubilee Lifestyle Discipleship Course by Guy Brandon

The ‘Jubilee Lifestyle’ Discipleship Course Following the publication in 2010 of our life-changing book Free to Live, the accompanying Jubilee Lifestyle Discipleship Course is now available for use in your church or small group. Designed to serve as a follow-up course to popular seeker courses such as Christianity Explored and Alpha, the set of studies […]

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A cure for compulsive consumerism

A cure for compulsive consumerism

by John Hayward Over four years ago, UNICEF published its Innocenti report Child Poverty in Perspective: An Overview of Child Well-being in Rich Countries, highlighting how the physical and emotional well-being of British children is the worst among the world’s wealthiest nations. For at least some of its authors, the problem seemed to be just […]

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What’s wrong with equality legislation? by Julian Rivers

What’s wrong with equality legislation? by Julian Rivers

Professor Julian Rivers discusses problems caused by equality legislation. Also see his Cambridge Paper, Three principles for Christian citizens

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Insight: Is GDP an adequate measure of growth? by Michael Schluter

Insight: Is GDP an adequate measure of growth? by Michael Schluter

In this five minute video, Dr Michael Schluter talks about the limitations of defining growth by GDP and suggests an alternative pattern for growth.

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