Fall 2011 Table of Contents

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Inside Flourish
By Kendra Langdon Juskus, Managing Editor | Welcome to the new look of Flourish!


Caution or construction tapeCaution: Imagination at Work
By John Dyer | Our imaginations create technological tools to change the world, for better or worse. But how do those tools change us?
Young surfer on ocean wave.A Christian Surfer Rides the Environmental Wave
By Christian Buckley| An interview with Jim Moriarty of Surfrider.


Where We Live: A Movement and its City Stir to Life
By Drew Ward | The Center for Environmental Leadership breathes new life into the creation care movement, and into the down-on-its-luck city of Buffalo, NY.
Artistic creation care church displayThe Flourishing Church: For the Bible Tells Us So
By Susan Drake Emmerich | What made this Bible-believing church start prayer gardens, energy audits, and a Creation Care Week? Believing the Bible, of course.
Third Lausanne Congress Cape Town 2010Global Community: A Cape Town Commitment to Creation Care
By Lowell Bliss | A blessing on creation care from one of the most important global evangelical movements.
Items of interest springing up around the creation care community.
Toolshed: How to Get Rid of Your Household Hazards
By Kendra Langdon Juskus | What to do with all that stuff you’re pretty sure shouldn’t just go down the drain.


Book | Genius of Place
Reviewed by Kelsey Jones-Casey | Frederick Law Olmstead harnessed a distracted childhood and a varied career path into a profession that gave us some of our greatest parks and outdoor spaces.
Book | Year of Plenty
Reviewed by Rachel Stone | One family lives on less and reaps in plenty.
Books | Radical Homemakers and The Missional Mom
Reviewed by Sara Sterley | Two books about living out big missions within the small fields of home and family.


A crow flying in the winter sky.Two Poems
By Hannah Vanderhart

The Last Page

The Last Page: Winners of the Flourish Creation Care Photo Contest
We asked for your best photos of creation and living in it, and you responded! Enjoy viewing the winning entries from Flourish‘s first-ever Creation Care Photo Contest!

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From recycling to resurrection, tree-planting to the Tree of Life, Flourish magazine provides helpful information and holy inspiration for the Christian creation care movement.

Flourish magazine is a online journal featuring today’s best, biblically-grounded, Christian thinking and inspiration on creation care; guidance for cutting through the static of environmental information; and meaningful ideas to help your church and your family find delight in God’s good creation. A premium, bound volume of Flourish’s “best-of” writing from the year is available annually to members and supporters.