Flourish Interview: Margaret Feinberg, Part One

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Margaret Feinberg is the author more than two dozen books and Bible studies, a regular speaker at national conferences like Catalyst and CreationFest, and one of Charisma Magazine's "30 Emerging voices" who will help lead the church in the next … [Read more...]

“Hope of Africa” risks drying up

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By Fredric Gluck This year a drought has crippled Kenya, threatening the relatively stable country with large-scale famine and death. Here, Fredric Gluck, from Care of Creation, an environmental mission organization working in Kenya, explains the … [Read more...]

A Relevant question

Relevant Magazine, a source of arts and culture information and reflection from a Christian perspective, has an interesting "Question of the Day" posed on its website: "Your thoughts on creation care and global warming?" The conversation is getting … [Read more...]

A danger and a hope: part two

By Kendra Langdon Juskus *This is the second post in a series of creation care community responses to a Derrick Jensen article in Orion Magazine. Read part one here. What lies beneath So Jensen’s understanding of personal responsibility is … [Read more...]

A danger and a hope: part one

By Kendra Langdon Juskus At first blush, Derrick Jensen's recent Orion Magazine article, "Forget Shorter Showers," appears innocuous. But this article requires a careful read, for the spirit guiding it is a hopeless one; even dangerous. … [Read more...]

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...]

Your chance to make a Green Effect!

Tricia Elisara's husband, Chris, executive director of the  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...]

Flourish 2009, almost here!

The Flourish 2009 Church Leaders Conference on Creation Care, the FIRST conference of its kind, will kick off tomorrow, Wednesday May 13, at Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, Georgia, at 1:30pm. … [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...]

David Neff: Can We Separate Creation Care from Political Action?

David Neff, Editor in Chief at Christianity Today, highlights the unique nature of the upcoming Flourish 2009 Conference and probes the question, "Can We Separate Creation Care from Political Action?" in his post at the CT liveblog. He'll be headed … [Read more...]

Book Release: Go Green, Save Green

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Tyndale Publishing House has released a new book, Go Green, $ave Green, by Blessed Earth's program director Nancy Sleeth, just in time for Earth Day. The book answers a common question Sleeth and her family hear while touring the country to speak … [Read more...]

Glenn Lucke of Common Grounds interviews Flourish’s Rusty Pritchard

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This interview with Flourish's co-founder and president, Rusty Pritchard, was conducted by Glenn Lucke and appears on Common Grounds Online. ---------------- GL: What is Flourish? RP: Flourish is a new collaborative ministry that helps … [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...]

The Heart of Creation Care

In cold weather, I find myself staying indoors more and getting somewhat philosophical. I find myself asking questions. Questions like, what were we made to do? … [Read more...]