The Real Earth Day

by Rusty Pritchard My friends know that I'm ambivalent about April 22. A handful of activists declared it Earth Day in 1970, and now it is one of the few "holidays" of wholly secular origin. It's a confusing day for many people, because pondering … [Read more...]

So What’s the Big Deal with Plastic Water Bottles?


[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] by Jim Jewell There was a time not so very long ago when everyone seemed to be carrying around a plastic, disposable … [Read more...]

Environmental Words

Are you an environmentalist?  That question came out of the 2009 Flourish conference, after Flourish president Rusty Pritchard said in his keynote address that he is not an environmentalist and Restoring Eden’s Peter Illyn remarked in his talk … [Read more...]

Colson Reviews Go Green, $ave Green; Upsets Folks

Chuck Colson has never been one to mince words.  Political opponents found this to be true with the unregenerate White House “hatchet man,” and those seeking guidance in the Christian life have affirmed this during the 35 years since his … [Read more...]

Why the Church Should Flourish

By Jim Jewell and Rusty Pritchard, co-founders, FLOURISH More and more, Christians are confronted with the challenges of environmental stewardship--taking care of God’s creation in a balanced, biblically informed way. True creation care must … [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...]