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Free

Free

Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most

by Mark Scandrette

I sincerely thank Mark and Lisa for taking the time to write something very concrete, practical and programmatic for us, while being very inspiring and hopeful at the same time. The book is "definitive."

—From the Foreword by Richard Rohr

Free: About the Book and Author

Free: About the Book and Author

Packed with helpful exercises for getting a handle on your money story, Free gives you a path to financial freedom and spiritual flourishing that awakens your heart and energizes your soul.

Living Free: A Q&A with Mark Scandrette

Living Free: A Q&A with Mark Scandrette

We've tried to avoid the traps of shame and "shoulds" and forced prescriptions in this book. Instead, we invite the reader to identify how they are being invited to take healthful steps towards an abundant way of life that is freer and lighter than the false paths we have created for ourselves.

Praise for Free

Praise for Free

"Here is wisdom for the complexity of these issues and a simplicity that enables action. The result: free indeed."—Nancy Ortberg

Free: Read an Excerpt

Free: Read an Excerpt

"For the sake of our global neighbors, the planet and future generations, we've got to find a way to be less wasteful and consumptive, discovering a more sustainable version of the American Dream."

Mark Scandrette's Website

Mark Scandrette's Website

Learn more about Mark and his intentional community, ReImagine, at his website here.

Appreciate Your Assets of Abundance

Appreciate Your Assets of Abundance

Mark Scandrette

"What if we measured wealth in purposeful work, simple pleasures and meaningful relationships?" A values-assessment excercise from the new book Free.

Finding Freedom On Our Family Vacation

Finding Freedom On Our Family Vacation

Mark Scandrette

This summer we traveled 2,300 miles together in the "toaster" on an epic 14-day summer vacation that cost us just $750. Here's how we did it.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

The Emergent Dave Ramsey

The Emergent Dave Ramsey

Tony Jones

Mark and Lisa Scandrette are not monks, and they're not puritans. In my estimation, they practice abundant simplicity, and they do so better than just about anyone I know.

A Gentle Invitation Into Hard Questions

A Gentle Invitation Into Hard Questions

Nadia Bolz-Weber

Here's the good news for me (and maybe for you too): I don't have to come up with how to have this conversation, because Mark Scandrette has written a book that is chock full of insightful questions to ask and helpful things to try.

Simplicity and Abundance

Simplicity and Abundance

Bruce Epperly

Rather than telling us what to believe or how we should act, Scandrette invites us on a spiritual adventure in which we examine our attitudes toward time, money, consumption, saving, and personal resources.

Money and Jesus

Money and Jesus

Frank Viola

Money is a big issue for everyone. Jesus talked about it a lot more than most Christian realize. Free is perhaps the best book on money I've ever read. And that includes the money books written by the money gurus.

Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing: Reflections on Chapter 1

Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing: Reflections on Chapter 1

Rebecca Hamilton

There is satisfaction is living life within the scope of a transcendent God. What we do matters. Everything we do matters. And we matter, too. 

Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Ragan Sutterfield

Scandrette is always able to write books that offer a serious answer to Jesus' calls and yet also show how to live in the light and easy burden of that yoke.

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

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