Mission in a Capitalistic Society
If what it means to be the people of God is not merely about converting or even discipling people, but rather means being a communal change agent in the world - exposing darkness by being light - then we cannot use those cultural forces (such as consumerism and capitalism) which rub against what it mens to be a gospel people as tools for our labor. Instead, placing our faith in the “foolishness of God” and His ways, we must seek to live as a contrast society toward, as David Fitch said, “a reordering of reality.”
Read the post and enter the discussion at MereMission.
And read the post that inspired the comment quoted above here.