Cooking Efficiently

Father and daughter cooking

By Dr. Rusty Pritchard Efficiency is not an end. It is a means to an end, but a dangerous one. Last Monday, I needed to get dinner made. My four-year-old daughter had a different agenda. She thought swinging and coloring were more important. … [Read more...]

Animal Stewardship and the Care of Creation

Animal stewardship and the care of creation

by Rusty Pritchard For over twenty years I’ve been a student of American environmentalisms. The plural is intentional. Environmental concern flows from many springs, and though some of the streams merge, they also divide, so rarely does it form … [Read more...]

Seeing God’s Beauty Through a Camera Lens

Photo by Scott Myers

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] There is beauty everywhere—just everywhere! We are surrounded by it and yet it is so easy not to see it. Working through a … [Read more...]

This World Is My Home: A Theology of Place

By Dr. Mark Eckel [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays. This is an abridged version of an article originally published in the online edition of The Englewood Review … [Read more...]

Going Offline for Goodness’ Sake

Unplugged black cord.

by Kristyn Komarnicki [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] This summer I flew to Toronto to see some old friends. In an act of the will that required great … [Read more...]

Book Review | The Achievement of Wendell Berry

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By Ragan Sutterfield [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays. This article originally appeared in the online edition of The Englewood Review of Books, … [Read more...]

In Memory of John Stott: Christian and, therefore, Steward

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] My college career began with 9/11 and ended with my reading John Stott’s book Human Rights and Human Wrongs: Major … [Read more...]

A Royal Reminder of Creation Care

  By Margaret Feinberg [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] Last week I had the opportunity to spend several days in London gathering with top … [Read more...]

Best of the Blog: Top Ten Posts from Flourish’s “Deep Down Things” Series

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] Each Wednesday Flourish brings you substantive reflections on creation care from staff and guest writers on our series Deep … [Read more...]

From Destruction to Creation: One Photographer’s Journey

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] When photographer Scott Myers became a Christian his art changed from darkness to light; from death to life; from decay to … [Read more...]

Seeing Through Advertising: An Industry Insider’s Advice

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[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] This week Flourish had a chance to interview Brandon Butcher about his experience working for a major ad agency and his … [Read more...]

Lessons From Creation: Seeing God in the Place You Live

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By Steven Lummer [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] Have you ever been asked the question “What does God look like”? I have been asked that question, … [Read more...]

Making Peace with the Suburbs

By Kate Harris [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays. This article originally appeared in Comment magazine, the opinion journal of … [Read more...]

Two Photographers Try to Sew the World Back Together

By Andy Patton [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] In their photography series The Architect's Brother, Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison create works … [Read more...]