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On September 28, 2014, Sandbox Cooperative will host Mark Scandrette.  Mark will share with us about themes from his new book, FREE: Spending Your Time and Money On What Matters Most.  Mark will invite us into a way of life focused more on simplicity.

How you spend your time is how you spend your life. And how you spend your time is shaped by your financial choices. In the deepest sense, simplicity is an invitation to align time and money with what matters most. We were made to flourish and do good in a world full of abundance. Yet many of us feel crunched for time, stressed in our finances or perplexed about what makes life meaningful. There is a trusted path for recovering the life of meaning, freedom and compassion we were created for. This journey of simplicity invites us to adopt soul practices like gratitude, trust, contentment and generosity and practical skills like time management, goal setting and living by a spending plan.

Join us Live at Studio 324 (324 S Broadway #100, Rochester, MN) or streaming online.
[Doors open at 6:30, Event and Live Stream begin at 7:00]

About Mark Scandrette

Mark Scandrette is the founding director of ReIMAGINE: A Center for Integral Christian Practice, based in San Francisco, where he leads an annual series of retreats, workshops and projects designed to help participants apply spiritual wisdom to everyday life. His books include FREE: Spending Your Time and Money On What Matters Most (IVP 2013), Practicing the Way of Jesus (InterVarsity Press 2011) and Soul Graffiti (Jossey-Bass 2007). In 2012 Mark was featured in the Animate FAITH video series. A sought after voice for creative, radical and embodied Christian practice, he frequently speaks at universities, churches and conferences nationally and internationally and has served as adjunct faculty at Fuller Theological Seminary and Church Divinity School of the Pacific. Mark lives with his wife Lisa and their three children in an old Victorian in San Francisco’s Mission District. Follow Mark @markscandrette

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Here are some conversation starters for you to use with your community after hearing from Shane Hipps.

1. What questions did Shane’s talk raise for you?
2. If you could do anything for a career, what would it be? Why?
3. Is your “calling” and “career” the same?
4. What do you “do?” Is that what you were made for? Explain.
5. How do you figure out (or hear) what you are supposed to do?

Let us know what you think in the comments!