Quotable Creation Care: Jon Pahl on the Desire to Acquire

Author Jon Pahl says short-term gratification might give us things to carry home, but leave us empty-handed.

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The Center for Environmental Leadership Comes to Buffalo

The new Center for Environmental Leadership breathes life into the creation care movement, and into the down-on-its-luck city of Buffalo, NY.

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Weekly Re-Cap September 26-30

This week at Flourish read author John Dyer on the impact of technology on our lives, peruse a collection of creation care links from around the Web, hear Dr. Rusty Pritchard share a story about cooking with his daughter and reflect on what we lose when our lives become too efficient, and read Henry David Thoreau on “cultivating simplicity.”

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Quotable Creation Care: Henry David Thoreau Cultivates Poverty like a Garden Herb

Henry David Thoreau agrees that the best things in life are free.

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Cooking Efficiently

By Dr. Rusty Pritchard Efficiency is not an end. It is a means to an end, but a dangerous one. Last Monday, I needed to get dinner made. My four-year-old daughter had a different agenda. She thought swinging and coloring were more important. But what she really wanted was attention. I think of swinging as [...]

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Creation Care Links (9/27)

Peruse a collection of creation care links from around the Web.

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Caution: Imagination at Work

Our imaginations create technological tools to change the world, for better or worse. But how do those tools change us?

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Weekly Re-Cap September 19-23

This week at Flourish be reminded of the long heritage within Christianity of care for God’s creatures, find out how you can get free tickets to “58″ a film about the global church and social justice, and stay plugged in to what is happening in the creation care community with our weekly selection of links from around the Web.

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Quotable Creation Care: Rainer Maria Rilke Welcomes Fall Though the “Summer Has Been Immense”

Poet Rainer Maria Rilke writes eloquently about the Lord “bidding the last fruits to be full” in preparation for Autumn.

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58: The Film premieres in theaters nationwide (get free tickets)

One of the great misunderstandings about the care of creation, perpetuated by many environmentalists, is that the main beneficiary of environmental action is…the environment. Don’t get me wrong–a Christian worldview clearly recognizes the intrinsic value of the created order, which God called “good.” In fact, as C.S. Lewis argued in The Abolition of Man, it [...]

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Animal Stewardship and the Care of Creation

by Rusty Pritchard For over twenty years I’ve been a student of American environmentalisms. The plural is intentional. Environmental concern flows from many springs, and though some of the streams merge, they also divide, so rarely does it form a single channel. Homeschooling moms, national security hawks, peace and justice advocates, hunters and anglers, Christian [...]

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Creation Care Links (9/20)

A collection of creation care links from around the web.

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Weekly Re-Cap September 12-16

This week at Flourish read Christian Buckley interview Jim Moriarty about the difference between environmentalism and Christian environmentalism, read a collection of creation care links from around the web, and reflect on a quote from Agnes Sanford’s book The Healing Gifts of the Spirit.

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Quotable Creation Care: God Manifests Himself in Nature, says Agnes Sanford

Author Agnes Sanford says creation is the “simplest and oldest way” God speaks manifests himself and speaks to us.

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