A Rocha Summer 2010 Creation Care Institute

Far from your average conference, the upcoming A Rocha Summer 2010 Creation Care Institute will get your feet wet and your hands dirty--literally! A Rocha is an international Christian conservation organization working in 19 countries on five … [Read more...]

Summer Creation Care Internship with Restoring Eden

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Our friends at Restoring Eden are going on tour this summer, and you can join them! Restoring Eden, a Christian ministry empowering Christians to engage in creation care through education, public advocacy, environmental stewardship, and nature … [Read more...]

Take One Night to Encourage Hope for Creation

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Exciting news from our friends at Blessed Earth: Largest Faith-Based Earth Day Broadcast Event Announced Wilmore, KY -- One night, one message: The church united. On Wednesday, April 21, 2010, the eve of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the … [Read more...]

Sprouts: Items of interest springing up in the creation care community

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Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009 Items of interest springing up around the creation care community 5 Questions For: Margaret Feinberg Margaret Feinberg, recently named by Charisma magazine as one of the "30 Emerging Voices" who will help lead the … [Read more...]

Urbana Conference Highlights Creation Care

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Urbana is five days of inspiring speakers and extraordinary stories. It's 20,000 missions-minded brothers and sisters learning and talking and worshiping together. It's full of opportunities to discern vocations with thoughtful mentors. And this … [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...]

Where have we been?

In Chicagoland, where I got to host Flourish president Rusty Pritchard, and where we filled our week with rich conversations, inspirational meetings, lessons in natural history (and enthusiasm) with first graders, some deep dish pizza, and some … [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...]

No panda-eating for Chuck Colson

Well, it's not quite that simple. But in his BreakPoint radio commentary last Friday, Chuck Colson did quote British naturalist and wildlife expert Chris Packham as saying, "I would eat the last panda if I could have all the money we have spent on … [Read more...]

The slow, quiet creep of good change

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I'm proud of Illinois. We haven't yet won the 2016 Olympics hosting bid (that announcement comes on Friday), and though we are home to the country's groundbreaking president, our politics have also provided plenty of fodder for the jokes of … [Read more...]

Weekend Events: Rusty Pritchard in the Northwest

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Flourish co-founder, Rusty Pritchard, will be speaking in Oregon this weekend: If you're in Portland, join tomorrow's New Wine, New Wineskins conference, "Lifestyle Evangelism in the 21st Century: Building Bridges to Neighbors and Neighborhoods" … [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...]

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...]

Churches are this year’s ENERGY STARS

The First Baptist Church of Dallas will save $450,000 in utility costs this year due to its new approach to energy use. The First Baptist Church of Springdale and its Shiloh Christian School carefully monitored their energy usage and trained their … [Read more...]