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Creation care can't be separated from people care--they are intimately intertwined. This year at Flourish Conference we were able to profile an organization that does both well: Land of a Thousand Hills (LOATH) coffee company. LOATH primarily works … [Read more...]

Floresta: Purposeful Planting

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Floresta is the coolest organization you've never heard of and their program Plant with Purpose may be the coolest creation care initiative around today. Through Plant with Purpose, Floresta works to reverse poverty and deforestation by planting … [Read more...]

Lisa Graham McMinn: earth and us

Lisa Graham McMinn has a nice piece over at Her.meneutics, Christianity Today's blog for women, about Disneynature's movie, earth, and its reminder that while all of creation is interdependent on its parts for survival, we, as humans, don't give … [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...]

Flourish in Florida Times-Union

Jeff Brumley of the Florida Times-Union highlighted Flourish and the Church's growing awareness of creation care responsibilities in an article on Friday. The article quotes Flourish co-founder and CEO Jim Jewell: "I think we are going to see … [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...]

Ed Stetzer on the Flourish Conference

Ed Stetzer, author, researcher, and one of the most insightful and provocative thinkers in the church today, blogged about his upcoming appearance at the Flourish 2009 conference. Here's what he said: This one is a bit unusual for me. Actually, it … [Read more...]

Release: Surprising Cast of Christian Speakers at Flourish

CONFERENCE ON THE CHURCH AND THE ENVIRONMENT will emphasize biblical teaching, stewardship, and ministry integration; transcending divisive political issues ATLANTA, March 23, 2009 - A national gathering of church leaders will focus on the unique … [Read more...]

Flourish in the News

Chris Quinn at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution had a story today ("Pastor sees care of Earth as duty'") about the Merritts (James and Jonathan), telling the story of how each came to see creation care as part of the church's mission. … [Read more...]