Caution: Imagination at Work

John Dyer

By John Dyer Flourish, Fall 2011 It’s commonly held that adults have lost the propensity for imaginative play. While kids have the ability to look past the world as it is and see the world as it could be, adults are only able to see the … [Read more...]

A Christian Surfer Rides the Environmental Wave: An interview with Jim Moriarty of Surfrider

young surfer on ocean wave

By Christian BuckleyFlourish, Fall 2011Founded in 1984, the Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world's oceans, waves, and beaches for all people, through conservation, … [Read more...]

Coping with Plenty

Jan Johnson

By Jan Johnson Flourish magazine, Spring 2011 I have learned to be content with whatever I have. I know what it is to have little, and I know what it is to have plenty. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being … [Read more...]

A Flourish Interview with Nathan Foster


In 1978, Richard Foster wrote Celebration of Discipline, an exploration of the classical spiritual disciplines, which changed the lives of millions of Christians seeking greater spiritual growth. In 2010, Nathan Foster, Richard’s son, wrote Wisdom … [Read more...]