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Portraits of Your Trash

A recent photo project artfully pictures 9 households lying down with a week's worth of their accumulated trash. The images are potent visuals for our wasteful consumer culture, which sees so many of the items in our daily lives as disposable. The series aims to bring awareness of our throwaway habits—something that is invisible to most of us.

Possible Preaching Angle:

Have you ever considered stewardship not just in terms of what you spend and save, but in terms of the impact that your lifestyle has on our common resources and environment? In a trash-making culture, what would it look like for Christians to take a stand to reduce their consumption as icons of a better way to live—the way of a coming kingdom perfectly stewarded by God and his people?

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