Monday, October 31, 2011
It is the inspiring story of Eugene Cho, a Korean-American Pastor of Quest Church, Seattle who challenged himself to live a simple life style. It may be easier if you are single, but he is married with children. Despite the material riches he had, he and his family were willing to give up all material things to live a simple life.
In this world people strive for upward mobility, but he strives for a downward mobility like what Jesus taught Christians. Be humble, you want to be first you must be last. This is totally the opposite to what our world demands.
Things are not important but relationships. he said "When we stayed with friends, we were reminded what was most essential in our lives: It was the people right in front of us. Faith and Hope in Christ. My marriage. My children. My community."
He also quoted G.K Chesterton:"There are two ways to get enough: one is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less."
This lifestyle is a challenge to all Christians to live a simple life.
He is the founder of One Day's Wage, a movement to alleviate global poverty.
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