Prompt: For your thread, please choose any 2 questions you would like to answer
Prompt: For your thread, please choose any 2 questions you would like to answer from the “Things to Think About” section found in the assigned Cowan reading for this Module: Week. Include your responses to the 2 questions in one thread. I need at least 250 words in response to the provided prompt. The thread must include at least one scholarly source plus the text—all in current APA format. Course text: Economic Parables By David Cowan, **YOU MUST HAVE ACCESS TO THIS TEXT AND INCLUDE A REFERENCE TO IT FROM CHAPTER 7** INCLUDE INFORMATION FROM CHAPTER 7 Prompt quuestions (choose 2): • How do you define wealth? How do you feel about your wealth and how you acquire it? • Is consumerism a bad thing? Do you see a difference between consumerism and consumption? • When does our attitude toward wealth and consuming create a barrier between us and God? • As part of faithful discipleship, how should we change our ideas about wealth? Can you name three things you could change today? If so, how could you change them? • Do you worry too much about paying your bills and about your job security? Is it tempting to think you are at the mercy of economic forces beyond your control—beyond even God’s control? • Is it possible for a Christian to be rich and a good disciple? Is there a threshold of wealth that a Christian cannot cross? • Do you think it is more difficult to be a disciple in today’s economy than in the economy of Jesus’ time? What differences are there between the two situations? • Do you think churches and theologians are too negative about globalization and the free enterprise system? What should they be telling people with plenty of money?

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