Creation Care

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] By Russell Moore As I type this, I am looking out at the Gulf of Mexico. You could have seen a similar sight out the window of the hospital where I was born, just a few [...]

The National Day of Prayer for Creation; young evangelicals in creation care; and the environmental issue that’s been on everybody’s mind in this edition of Sprouts from Flourish magazine.

Did you know that the most environmentally friendly car wash is a professional one? Still, it is possible to wash your car on your own in a conscientious way. Here’s how …

Caring for creation and learning about it are both fundamental not only to our identity as Christians, but to our identity as humans. And who does it best? Kids!

Far from your average conference, the upcoming A Rocha Summer 2010 Creation Care Institute will get your feet wet and your hands dirty–literally!

Arbor Day is tomorrow, and here are some suggestions for planting some of God’s most beautiful creatures–trees!–as a church family.

“The valley of the shadow of death. So describes an Appalachian coal community.” Is anyone absolved from guilt?

An award-winning fiction author goes one-on-one with the animals that end up on our plates, and asks how a different way of eating might change not just their lives, but ours, too.

“Earth Day, every day!” is one popular environmental rallying cry. Christians take it even further.

Does an evening on the front porch sound heavenly? There may be more than one reason that this architectural interface between the public and private reminds us of Paradise.

When the first creation care simulcast–happening next Wednesday–is over, how can you keep the conversation going in your church?

“We can easily elevate simple living to the point that it becomes as obsessive and unhealthy as a lifestyle of uncritical acquisitiveness.”

Does your church want to care for creation in a way that is easy, inexpensive, and still important? Build a bird house–or a few–to encourage love for and protection of God’s creatures.

It’s true that the stuff we collect during our lives is, at its best, useful or sentimental, and, at its worst, purposeless and wasteful. Still, things do matter. The resurrection of Jesus tells us why.