Data to Design: Infographics About the Earth

Good magazine regularly features infographics that try to present complicated data in aesthetic and understandable ways. Here are five of the best ones about the environment and topics related to caring for Creation. America's Appetite for Energy: … [Read more...]

Year End Creation Care Ideas from the Flourish Archives

By Andy Patton [Ed. note: This article is part of our weekly series of church activities, called Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays.] 2010 has come and (almost) gone so we here at Flourish are taking a retrospective look back into … [Read more...]

10.21.09: DAY OF PRAYER FOR GOD’S CREATION!

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Many of us thank God each day for the creation he has provided to sustain, fortify, and delight his people. But tomorrow has been designated by Renewal, one of Flourish's partner organizations, as a special day of prayer. It's a day when, whether or … [Read more...]

One month from today …

Renewal, a student-led creation care organization engaging Christian college students in environmental stewardship, will be holding its second annual Day of Prayer for God's Creation on October 21. With a conviction that prayer is central to the … [Read more...]

Familiarity in the Foreign

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I’ve just returned from spending two weeks in India, a place that was at the same time the most foreign and the most familiar country I’ve ever traveled. This odd tension in perspective applied to many Indian cultural artifacts, including the … [Read more...]

Was “Cash for Clunkers” worth it?

By Rusty Pritchard The federal government stimulus  strategy of paying “cash for clunkers” ended last Monday as the program ran out of money, and many dealers ended their promotions early so they could begin the onerous task of filling in the … [Read more...]

ENERGY STAR for Congregations 2009 Awards

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If your congregation has already made it a priority to integrate the principles of creation care into the building and management of its facilities, it may be eligible to win an ENERGY STAR® for Congregations 2009 Award. The 2009 ENERGY STAR … [Read more...]

Clean Clothes, Clear Conscience

Awkwardly stringing a clothesline between a maple tree, the corner of the garage, and the basketball hoop, this year I finally declared independence from the clothes dryer. In our summer's move from inner-city D.C. to the Chicago suburbs, visions of … [Read more...]