Young Evangelicals on Climate Change

You won't hear young evangelicals talk about polar bears when they talk about climate change. You won't hear them talk about cool trends, big government, or anything else like that. Instead you'll hear them talk about they need for Christians to see these issues through a biblical lens.Check out this video featuring Collin Whitsett (it’s 12 of 12 on the playlist), who currently is traveling the world but is based out of Hastings, Nebraska, is an alum of the environmental studies program at So … [Read more...]

How the Trinity Changed my Mind on Creation Care

by R. Scott Rodin, MTh, PhDTen years ago I faced a crisis of faith.  I’d been raised to believe that there was a pecking order to God’s love: our eternal souls first, our physical bodies a distant second, and creation a very distant third.  Life and faith were evaluated through this criteria screen, and creation almost always paid the price.What caused me to question this flawed filter was my Trinitarian theology.  In considering God’s triune nature I reached a point where I could no long … [Read more...]

Why Preach About Creation Care?

Creation Care Sundays

by Alexei Laushkin     Every spring EEN places a special focus on the need to preach about creation care, usually through Creation Care Sunday and sometimes through days of prayer. It seems natural given the stunning colors of spring and new life to talk about our responsibility to make sure that life is tended in such a way that it produces abundance.The question is why should most preachers bother? Isn't it a bit of a leap to take a … [Read more...]

A Conversation with Dr. Richard Alley

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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...]

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...]

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...]

Why Gardening is Fertile Ground for Mission

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by Ben Lowe“The best place to find God is in a garden.  You can dig for Him there.” – George Bernard ShawOver the past growing season, I have been managing a community garden in the ethnically diverse low-income apartment complex that I call home.  I live in this apartment complex as part of a group of friends from various local churches.  Together, we work with our neighbors to seek the welfare of our community. Life is hard for our neighbors.  Most of them are either first gener … [Read more...]


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