Cultivating a Theology of Abundance

Naomi King (@revnaomi) tweeted a great question recently: “What are your favorite #inspirational quotes about abundance?” Her prompt reminded me of how critical a theology of abundance is to a healthy spirituality. In contrast, a theology of scarcity can spiral into an unhealthy spirituality. A search for the words “abundance” and “scarcity” on my computer turned up the following quotes:

  • “Instead of fixating on what you perceive as ‘wrong’ (pathologies, scarcity, or anxiety), inquire into what is right, good, and exciting.” (See the practice of Appreciate Inquiry.)

For Further Study

The Rev. Carl Gregg is the pastor of Broadview Church in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.
Follow him on Facebook (facebook.com/carlgregg) and Twitter (@carlgregg).

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