Exploring the Tremendous Value of a Vow of Simplicity

Monks used to take a vow of poverty. ┬áRichard Foster suggests we consider a vow of simplicity (in The Challenge of the Disciplined Life). After exploring righteous and unrighteous uses for mammon, he claims, "Our study of money leads us to one inescapable conclusion: we who follow Jesus Christ are called to a vow of simplicity." I'm not sure how far Foster would apply that passage, but I … [Read more...]