environmental stewardship

The creation stories in Genesis 1 and 2, some of the most profound and evocative stories ever written, certainly don’t envisage humans tyrannizing creation.  Try doing that to a garden,

What do we owe the next generation of environmental stewards?

“…environmental changes happen so slowly that we do not recognize as they occur.”

Simplicity in its essence demands neither a vow of poverty nor a life of rural homesteading.

Is there a line between caring for animals and elevating them to human status?

Don’t throw it out! Collect old books with a church-sponsored book donation day and save them from the landfill and put them into the hands of people who need them most.

“Going green” is popular because it is about following the rules and doing things for cheap. Christian environmental stewardship is about something bigger.

In watching “Avatar,” Steven Garber discovers a warning: “If we casually walk away from people and place, we lose something crucial to our humanity–so be careful about that.”

Take a minute of quiet with this beautiful call to praise the Creator on the National Day of Prayer for Creation.

Our goal is to slowly remake our landscape from one of suburban conformity to one that is God-glorifying and provides food for many different kinds of creatures, including humans.

[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 [...]

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

New books by Matthew Sleeth, Scott Sabin, and Tracey Bianchi; what’s most important to us about the places we live; and the depth of Not One Sparrow’s Ben DeVries’ care for animals, all in this Flourish magazine’s Sprouts column.

Gardening with God

March 26, 2010

Creation care isn’t only about big landscapes and vast wildernesses. We meet God in the particularity of tomatoes and radishes and cucumbers, too.