The Myth of Overpopulation

By Rusty Pritchard Flourish magazine, Winter 2011 There’s a perilous notion lurking in the minds of many in the environmental movement. Confronted with a burgeoning human population, and frustrated at the human impact on the world’s … [Read more...]

Green Building on Solid Ground

Cecile Roberts's green home in South Atlanta

By Kendra Langdon Juskus Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009 Homes, schools, and churches: Christians are revamping traditional gathering places according to God’s creation care call. “A Gift from God” Cecile Roberts’s home is surrounded … [Read more...]

Green Means Growing Churches


By Jonathan Merritt One of the common objections to creation stewardship is that it might distract Christians from spreading the gospel. For pastor Rand Clark, however, creation care and spreading the gospel are inextricably connected. His … [Read more...]

The Virtue of Paying Attention: Dragonflies

The Virtue of Paying Attention

By Cindy Crosby Published in the Summer 2009 issue of Flourish magazine   So much of our life passes in a comfortable blur. Living on the senses requires an easily triggered sense of marvel, a little extra energy, and most people are lazy … [Read more...]

The Work of Idleness

The Work of Idleness

By Ragan Sutterfield Published in the Summer 2009 issue of Flourish magazine Once I was in a group that was asked to say the most important thing we do for the environment. I ran down the list of my activities—I run an organic vegetable farm, … [Read more...]