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 commons By Lowell Bliss Sparrow by Mukumbura from flickr creative commons I 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...]