Quotable Creation Care: Thomas Merton Explains Our Destruction

Bird taking off over water.

Someone will say: "You worry about birds. Why not worry about people?" … [Read more...]

A Church Yard Butterfly Garden Invites Wings into Worship

Peacock butterfly on rosemary

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly church activities, Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays] There is a reason why children capture butterflies in nets, why guests release butterflies at weddings, why tourists … [Read more...]

The “Other” Environmental Crisis

Overcrowded neighborhood in India

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] by Rusty Pritchard Think the world’s biggest environmental problems are overpopulation and climate change? Think … [Read more...]

Conserving Soil and Building Economies in Haiti

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] by Rusty Pritchard Working hard to keep my balance, I followed a barefoot 60-year-old Haitian farmer up a mountain … [Read more...]

The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Tragedy: How Your Church Can Help!

Oil debris on Raccoon Island, a protected bird breeding sanctuary. (Image courtesy US Coast Guard)

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly church activities, Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays] The Exxon Valdez oil spill of 1989 thrust creation's vulnerability into the spotlight for many of us for the … [Read more...]

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...]