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Fall 2011 Letter from the Editor

By Kendra Langdon Juskus  Flourish, Fall 2011 Welcome to the new look of Flourish! If you have been part of the Flourish community for a while, we hope you enjoy exploring a more streamlined version of the website you already look to … [Read more...]

Quotable Creation Care: Fritz Oehlschlaeger On “Living On What Is Given”

“Part of learning to live as a creature is to know that we live continually from what is given, not created by us, and therefore to know that we must use it humbly and with care for its renewal. “ Fritz Oehlschlaeger. The Achievement of … [Read more...]

Weekly Re-Cap August 15-19

Famine to Feast: The Story of Anathoth Community Garden "Shalom doesn’t begin once every last person is convinced they need to get on board. It begins with a few people planting gardens in a land at war. It begins with a … [Read more...]

Famine to Feast: The Story of Anathoth Community Garden


by Fred Bahnson Flourish magazine, Summer 2010 The story of Anathoth Community Garden really begins with a murder. On a June afternoon in 2004, Bill King was closing up his shop on the corner of Mill Creek and Carr Store roads when someone … [Read more...]

Weekly Re-Cap July 11-15

The 2011 Creation Care Photo Contest Are you a professional or amateur photographer? Be a part of the 2011 Creation Care Photo Contest!     Summer Reading List: Book Recommendations from Flourish Summer is halfway gone but that … [Read more...]

Sabbath Tips: Rest, Community, and Nature

[Ed. note: This article is part of our weekly series of resources for churches and families called Cultivating Community published on Thursdays.] Our modern lives can often be anything but restful. There are cell phones ringing and computer … [Read more...]

Featured Articles: Plants, Animals, and the Land

Creation care is a comprehensive calling. It means stewarding resources well, being hospitable, living well in your local community, and even sometimes telling your kids it is time to put down the video games and get outside. Perhaps most … [Read more...]

Tending the Flock: Soil, Soul, and the Ministry of HOPE CSA

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By Zachary Hawkins Flourish magazine, Spring 2011 Pastors in the Pasture The day begins, like every day on the farm, with morning chores.  My father—farmer, minister—emerges from the old brick farmhouse wearing soil-stained work … [Read more...]

Inside Flourish Magazine, Spring 2011

By Kendra Langdon Juskus, managing editor Flourish magazine, Spring 2011   What do we miss when creation goes missing? As wealthy (on a global scale) moderns in a frenetic, violent world, we have been taught, implicitly and … [Read more...]

The Gift of Good Land


By Wendell Berry Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009   “Dream not of other Worlds …” Paradise Lost VIII, 175 We asked Christian leaders to offer fresh reactions to Mr. Berry's essay. We got quite a response. My purpose here is … [Read more...]

Book Review | The Environmental Visions of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien


By Monika Hilder Flourish magazine, Winter 2011 J.R.R. Tolkien was most unhappy to realize that The Lord of the Rings had achieved cult-like status among American hippies and the drug culture. Would he be equally unhappy, or at least … [Read more...]

Busyness, Rest, and the Gospel

"Stillness is not something that comes easy to most of us.  Most of us don’t live lives of serene Wyoming-wilderness stillness; rather we live lives of extreme busyness—of frenetic motion, frenzy and distress. We run shuttle services for our … [Read more...]

Technology: A Day in the Life

By Andy Patton [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] Recently, in preparation for a lecture I was giving, I tried to make a list of every piece of technology I … [Read more...]

Fall 2010

Fall 2010 Here you'll find the full versions of articles from the Fall 2010 issue of Flourish.  Sign up for fresh Flourish content by email or RSS. Inside Flourish by Kendra Langdon Juskus, Managing Editor | Thoughts on this … [Read more...]