A Conversation with Dr. Richard Alley

Listen in as Alexei talks with Dr. Richard Alley, the Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences at the Pennsylvania State University and the host of PBS' Earth the Operators Manuel. They talk about Dr. Alley's work and some of the latest trends in climate science. Be sure to listen in! … [Read more...]

The Future of Water

by Paulo R.B. de BritoI watched the movie Life of Pi a few weeks ago. The story-line revolves around a 16-year old Indian boy named Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, who survives a shipwreck in which his family dies, and he finds himself stranded in the Pacific ocean on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. I really enjoyed the movie and watching it made me realize how dependent we are on fresh water.Water is life for us and for our planet. The human body is made up of 60%  water … [Read more...]

A Thousand Questions

A great video from Willow Creek that helps frame some of what's being faced in the world today.  … [Read more...]

St. Patrick & Creation Care

by Gary BergelConsider the unusual preparation and devotion of Patrick, Apostle to Ireland:Accounts vary concerning the exact place of Patricius Magonus Sucatus's birth to his Roman parents, Calpurnius and Conchessa, who were living in some region of Britain in the year 387. At age 16 Patrick was kidnapped in a raid and taken as a slave to Ireland and put to work as a shepherd. In captivity he turned to God in intense and desperate prayer and drew comfort and instruction from the … [Read more...]

Living Witnesses

By Gary Bergel  “But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord.  Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.  And do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander…. For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God.”  -- 1 Peter 3:15-18The Christian faith is incarnati … [Read more...]

Desire Like Dynamite- Sandra McCracken on her latest Album

Listen in as Alexei talks with Sandra McCracken an independent singer-songwriter whose smart, soulful blend of folk and gospel is as progressive as it is timeless. Alexei and Sandra talk about her latest album Desire Like Dynamite. They talk about creation care, the themes of creation, and new creation, CS Lewis, mountain top removal, forgiveness, desire, beauty, and much moreYou won't want to miss this. Be sure to listen in! … [Read more...]

From the Cloud: Francis Schaeffer

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.”  —Hebrews 12:1  Francis Schaeffer Man has dominion over the “lower“ orders of creation, but he is not sovereign over them.  Only God is the Sovereign Lord, and the lower orders are to be used with this truth in mind.  Man is not using his own possessions….. Nature belongs to God, and w … [Read more...]