Creation Care

“We cannot set out to make our living, if we are to be neighborly, by depriving and destroying our commonwealth—our common gift of good land.”

“Don’t Panic!” That’s Julie Clawson’s advice for right living in her book, “Everyday Justice,” reviewed here by Tracey Bianchi.

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Denis Haack, the co-founder and co-director of Ransom Fellowship. “The Gift of Good Land,” was published thirty years ago, and we reprinted it in the Fall 2009 issue of Flourish Magazine to celebrate Mr. Berry’s work, but also to provoke some questions: [...]

Learn Margaret Feinberg’s environmental indulgence and find out what motivates us to care about creation in this Fall 2009 edition of Sprouts.

Are there examples of churches doing creation care in life-giving ways? Yes!

Wendell Berry inspires Margaret Feinberg to creation care through his reminder that the land is a gift.

God Made Known in Creation

December 23, 2009

Dr. Bruce Ware writes about God’s revelation in creation.

Dr. Steven Bouma-Prediger, a leader in the creation care movement, responds to Wendell Berry’s essay on stewardship, “The Gift of Good Land,” 30 years after its original publication.

A Steward’s Prayer

December 21, 2009

Jon Silvius reflects on a life of creation care in service to God.

After you install one or two feeders, it will take a couple of weeks for word to get out. But once a few birds find them they’ll post it on Facebook and start tweeting about it, and before you know it their entire social networks will show up in your backyard.

Where can you walk from your church? Who can walk to your church? Improving walkability is good for creation and communities.

The Art of Animals

December 16, 2009

What does a vet with an artistic call from God do? Lidija Ivanek paints the beauty and love he has created in animals.

For the first time ever, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Urbana Conference will offer an Environmental Stewardship seminar track in 2009.

With Hope to Share

December 14, 2009

Giving good gifts is not about guilt or self-righteousness. It’s about sharing a hope we cannot fathom but are blessed to give.