Interview: Mark Linfield, Director of Disneynature Feature Chimpanzee

  Rusty Pritchard of Flourish Magazine recently interviewed Mark Linfield, co-director of Chimpanzee, to be released today in theaters across the United States. FLOURISH MAGAZINE: What inspired you to  make Chimpanzee? Mark Linfield: … [Read more...]

Connecting Kids to Creation: Everything is Interesting

by Rusty Pritchard The wiring is already there. The mental infrastructure is in place. It's up to us to provide the raw materials.  I'm not a romantic. Don't accuse me of putting the "noble savage" on a pedestal. I'm part scientist, part … [Read more...]

Kids and Nature-Deficit Disorder

You can't love something if you don't know it - this is especially true of the Earth. However, we live in an increasingly technological world where time spent outdoors is being replaced by time spent in front of screens. The move indoors presents … [Read more...]

Kids at Youth Farm Learn Where Food Comes From

At Youth Farm kids "do everything from seed to harvest" and then they get to cook and eat what they have grown. Its a camp devoted to developing youth that uses food and nature as tools to teach kids life skills and give them a hands-on experience of … [Read more...]

Quotable Creation Care: J. Sterling Morton and the Next Generation

Each generation … [Read more...]

Now Available at Your Local Famer’s Market: Apples with Character

Local apples may not always look perfect, but their "character" also means great taste!

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] by Tracey Bianchi Our local farmer's market opens up in just over a week. For five glorious months I will spend every … [Read more...]

Children, Animals, and the Imago Dei

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] by Rusty Pritchard Recently I got to participate in two events designed to bring children closer to creation. One took … [Read more...]

Three Fun Ideas for a Nature Hike with Kids (or Grownups)

[Ed. note: this article is part of our series of weekly family activities called Family Fun, published on Fridays] Usually, heading out to the woods or creek to mess around with children is plenty of fun without any special planning. … [Read more...]

Composting 101: Learning about God’s Original Recycling System

[Ed. note: this article is part of our series of weekly family activities called Family Fun, published on Fridays] A compost system is essential for your sustainable yard, one which produces little waste and requires few inputs from outside.  It … [Read more...]

A Garden Plan for Food and Wildlife

Part 2 of Lines in Winter: Mapping Your Patch of God's Green Earth [Ed. note: this article is part of our series of weekly family activities called Family Fun, published on Fridays] Gardening for food and wildlife helps bring us close to … [Read more...]

Lines in Winter: Map Your Patch of God’s Green Earth

Toddler with butterfly

[Ed. note: this article is part of our series of weekly family activities called Family Fun, published on Fridays] Swallowtail butterflies, purple coneflowers, cherry tomatoes, blueberry stains on a toddler's chin. Seems like a world away at this … [Read more...]

Winter Backyard Birding Part 2

Field guide & bird list

[Ed. note: this article is part of our series of weekly family activities called Family Fun, published on Fridays] Go deeper: identify your guests and get to know them Once you've set up some backyard birdfeeders as described in Part 1, go … [Read more...]