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The year without a purchase : one family's quest to stop shopping and start connecting

Author: Scott Dannemiller
Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
The Year without a Purchase is the story of one family's quest to stop shopping and start connecting. Scott Dannemiller and his wife, Gabby, are former missionaries who served in Guatemala. Ten years removed from their vow of simple living, they found themselves on a never-ending treadmill of consumption where each purchase created a desire for more and never led to true satisfaction. The difference between needs  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Dannemiller
ISBN: 9780664260682 0664260683
OCLC Number: 906447420
Description: xiii, 257 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Living with integrity --
Owning what we have --
Growing in faith together --
Serving God's people --
The results.
Responsibility: Scott Dannemiller.


From the Introduction.Thanks for buying this book. I hope you keep reading, but I sus- pect there's a good chance that you'll stop after the first coupleof paragraphs.  Read more...


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"In bite-sized morsels of real-life struggles iced with wit, candor, and faith, Dannemiller serves up a way of life in which you learn to like the taste of living with what you have and reducing your Read more...

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Not an easy thing to do, but a new perspective on wants and needs.

by connie57103 (WorldCat user published 2015-09-03) Very Good Permalink

I was so excited when I read the title. Consumerism is rampantly becoming a worldwide epidemic. Even third world countries are aware of "brands". Our landfills are feeling the brunt of all the packaging, wasted food, and even perfectly good stuff we throw away to buy the latest thing. That having...
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