New Urbanism’s new way

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By Kendra Langdon Juskus Sometimes we can get stuck. We can get stuck in radical (though often justified) positions on crucial issues, to the point where compromise is inconceivable, potential allies retreat, opposing viewpoints dig their heels … [Read more...]

A Green Effect winner!

A few weeks ago, we encouraged you to take part in the voting process for the Green Effect contest, sponsored by National Geographic Magazine and FritoLay's SunChips brand. Tricia Elisara, who is part of the Creation Care Study Program community, … [Read more...]

Your chance to make a Green Effect!

Tricia Elisara's husband, Chris, executive director of theĀ  Creation Care Studies Program, a study abroad semester for Christian college students, was browsing the internet one day when he stumbled upon a unique opportunity: The Green Effect, a … [Read more...]

Oversimplifying Simplicity?

"Modern life has given us useful, inventive solutions to our complex challenges, bettering life but distancing us from the ability to live simply and knowledgeably off the land." - Lisa Graham McMinn, from her book The Contented Soul Reading The … [Read more...]

Analog to Digital: Making the Switch Responsibly

With the upcoming national switch from analog to digital television (June 12!), waste facilities around the country are expecting an unprecedented dumping of old TVs at their door, as folks jump for sets with digital tuners. Many of these facilities … [Read more...]

Emerging from Flourish 2009

After a short sabbath from the good (but exhausting) activity of last week's Flourish Conference, we're ready to re-surface and take a look at what emerged from these three days of worship, conversation, and inspiration: … [Read more...]

May is National Bike Month!

And it should be, with beautiful weather and blooms rewarding us for enduring spring's fits and starts. It's the perfect time to take a bike ride or to start a habit of riding everywhere you can! This week is being sponsored by the League of … [Read more...]

Serving Hands for a Fallen Creation

Renewal

Earth Day, while a secular holiday, presents Christians with the opportunity to stop and consider God's creation--and our responsibility to care for it--in new ways. It also invites us to share the good news of God's love, delight, and redemption … [Read more...]

Plant with Purpose

by Rusty Pritchard One of the priorities for social justice advocates in the church is going to be harnessing the new attention to environmental issues that so many Christians are expressing. Anytime a new conversation starts there are … [Read more...]