Merry Christmas from Flourish!

Christmas trees in a field with birds flying above them.

The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created … [Read more...]

Inside Flourish

From Kendra Langdon Juskus, Managing Editor Flourish magazine, Fall 2010   We chose Flourish as the name for this organization and this publication because the word implies a full-orbed thriving of things in every direction; all … [Read more...]

Take One Night to Encourage Hope for Creation

Exciting news from our friends at Blessed Earth: Largest Faith-Based Earth Day Broadcast Event Announced Wilmore, KY -- One night, one message: The church united. On Wednesday, April 21, 2010, the eve of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the … [Read more...]

Weekly Reflection: That Beauty May Flourish

By Jim Jewell Last spring we planned a family trip to the Grand Canyon. I had been to the Canyon once before and had slept under the vivid starry skies of the northern Arizona high desert so I could see the rising sun begin lacing early ribbons of … [Read more...]

Where have we been?

In Chicagoland, where I got to host Flourish president Rusty Pritchard, and where we filled our week with rich conversations, inspirational meetings, lessons in natural history (and enthusiasm) with first graders, some deep dish pizza, and some … [Read more...]

A danger and a hope: part two

By Kendra Langdon Juskus *This is the second post in a series of creation care community responses to a Derrick Jensen article in Orion Magazine. Read part one here. What lies beneath So Jensen’s understanding of personal responsibility is … [Read more...]

A danger and a hope: part one

By Kendra Langdon Juskus At first blush, Derrick Jensen's recent Orion Magazine article, "Forget Shorter Showers," appears innocuous. But this article requires a careful read, for the spirit guiding it is a hopeless one; even dangerous. … [Read more...]

Flourish 2009, almost here!

The Flourish 2009 Church Leaders Conference on Creation Care, the FIRST conference of its kind, will kick off tomorrow, Wednesday May 13, at Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, Georgia, at 1:30pm. … [Read more...]

Release: Surprising Cast of Christian Speakers at Flourish

CONFERENCE ON THE CHURCH AND THE ENVIRONMENT will emphasize biblical teaching, stewardship, and ministry integration; transcending divisive political issues ATLANTA, March 23, 2009 - A national gathering of church leaders will focus on the unique … [Read more...]