Data to Design: Infographics About the Earth

Good magazine regularly features infographics that try to present complicated data in aesthetic and understandable ways. Here are five of the best ones about the environment and topics related to caring for Creation. America's Appetite for Energy: … [Read more...]

Building Energy Efficiency into Church

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[Ed. note: This article is part of our weekly series of church activities, called Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays.] So let's just say that, according to last week's article on doing energy audits at church, you congregation … [Read more...]

Who’s to Blame for the Continuing Tragedy in Coal Country?

[image courtesy Anna Jane Joyner at Restoring Eden]

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] by Allen Johnson The heart-chilling news flashed through West Virginia’s Coal River valley, a darkening pall on the … [Read more...]

Toolshed: Batten Down the Hatches

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Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009   Winter is a good time for lots of things: hearty soup, skiing, snow days, hot tea, and good books. But it’s also the perfect time to save energy and reduce your resource use with a thoroughly winterized home. … [Read more...]

10.21.09: DAY OF PRAYER FOR GOD’S CREATION!

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Many of us thank God each day for the creation he has provided to sustain, fortify, and delight his people. But tomorrow has been designated by Renewal, one of Flourish's partner organizations, as a special day of prayer. It's a day when, whether or … [Read more...]

One month from today …

Renewal, a student-led creation care organization engaging Christian college students in environmental stewardship, will be holding its second annual Day of Prayer for God's Creation on October 21. With a conviction that prayer is central to the … [Read more...]

Was “Cash for Clunkers” worth it?

By Rusty Pritchard The federal government stimulus  strategy of paying “cash for clunkers” ended last Monday as the program ran out of money, and many dealers ended their promotions early so they could begin the onerous task of filling in the … [Read more...]