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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Here are some ways of being involved in global mission without leaving home.  Beware they may be more challenging than you think!

Buy Fair Trade

The Fair Trade label guarantees that the producer of the goods received a fair price for their crop.  Fair Trade tea, coffee and chocolate are available in most supermarkets. 

Learn more about Fair Trade

Consume Ethically

Make choices that reflect what you believe about justice and fairness. Our Guide to Ethical Consuming gives you the tools to decide well.

GMP Guide to Ethical Consuming

From the cotton in our jeans to the components in our phones, we are all too often the beneficiaries of slave labour. Find out which clothing companies care about a living wage by checking the Baptist World Aid Ethical Fashion Guide.

Ethical Fashion Guide

Shop Ethically

The Ethical Supermarket Guide lets you know which of the companies on the supermarket shelf produce their goods ethically.  Shop with the guide to send them a message to treat their workers and the environment with due care.

Ethical Supermarket Guide

Buy a COCOA Great Gift

COCOA gifts give something to someone who really needs it.  See the COCOA Great Gift Catalogue for ideas.

Buy a Gift 

Buy a Bright Solutions Gift

Products produced by Bright Solutions help marginalised women in Vietnam build their skills and the ability to care for themselves.  They are beautifully made and their bright colours will delight any child. 

Visit Bright Solutions

Learn more with a Bible Study

The “End of Greed: Consuming as if God, People & the Planet Matter” is a 5 part book, small group Bible study and preaching series that will help you grapple with what it means to be a follower of Jesus in a consumer culture.

The End of Greed has been produced by Baptist World Aid Australia and is endorsed by GMP as a high quality discipleship resource for you and your community.

End of Greed

Dare to Be Different!

Check out these websites to help you live ethically, make an impact and take a stand. 

Dare to Be Different

 

 

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