Sandy Christie knows all about the lure of money and a globe-trotting, upscale lifestyle. He spent 11 years working as an investment banker in London and Tokyo. He got into the business in the 1980s, he says, "because I suppose I was interested in money, and thought it sounded like a very glamorous life, which it was." But Christie says he had increasing qualms about what he was doing and realized it wasn't a job he wanted for the rest of his life. So he quit—and became a priest. "Working for money is ultimately unfulfilling," says Christie, 47, from his home...

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