A Conversation with Timothy Dalrymple

On this podcast Alexei talks with Timothy Dalrymple of Patheos.com. Among many tasks Tim oversees the Evangelical Channel for Patheos.com.┬áListen in as they talk about the Patheos Evangelical Channel, his background in the evangelical community, the recent shooting at Family Research Council, evangelicals & politics, and much more. You can read more of Tim's writing at Philosophical Fragments.  … [Read more...]

Are you Almost Amish?

Host Alexei Laushkin talks with Nancy Sleeth, co-founder and Managing Director of Blessed Earth. Nancy travels throughout the U.S. speaking and writing about faith and the environment and has written her latest book Almost Amish, One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life being published by Tyndale Publishing this spring. Nancy is also the author of Go Green, Save Green, the first-ever practical guide for going green from a faith perspective. Nancy specializes in leading … [Read more...]

Creation Care Radio Hour Features Dr. Fred Van Dyke and Richard Gasaway

Listen in this week as Alexei Laushkin talks with Dr. Fred Van Dyke recently named Executive Director of the Au Sable Institute and Richard Gasaway author of An Inconvenient Purpose. On the first part of the show we'll be exploring the theological basis for creation care through one of Dr. Van Dyke's recent works Between Heaven and Earth, Christian Prospectives on Environmental Stewardship. We'll hear why Dr. Van Dyke wrote the book and explore some of the rich content of this excellent … [Read more...]

Willing to Bend for Jesus for the Care of His Creation?

By Alexei Laushkin"Go and Make Disciples of all nations baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit. " These words of Jesus seem straight forward enough, and to many Christians this going out and making Him known is a cornerstone of faith. In America today we might as well substitute nations for cultures or people groups; we live in a country of many nationalities.One of these people groups is the environmental community. Maybe reading environmental … [Read more...]

Watermelon Prayers for the Kewat People

Watermelons by matneym from flickr creative commonsBy Lowell BlissSparrow by Mukumbura from flickr creative commonsI don't remember who first introduced me to this spiritual discipline, but for a few years now, I've found profit in tying a portion of my prayers to random items that I might see during the day. For example, whenever I see a sparrow I let fly a quick prayer for financial provision. (Matthew10:28-31 reminds me how a loving Father cares for little birds and little … [Read more...]

It’s a Big Church, what the Cape Town Commitment means for Creation Care

by Ed Brown Founding Director of Care of Creation Inc.I recently returned from a three week trip to South Africa and Kenya. The South Africa portion of the trip was to attend and participate in Cape Town 2010 " the 3rd Lausanne Congress on World Evangelisation. Today's post is my first reflection on that meeting. Note that these are general comments, not limited to the particular focus of this blog, which is creation care. That topic did come up, and I'll address it in a separate … [Read more...]