A Conversation with Micah Green on Climate & Energy

Listen in as Alexei talks with Dr. Micah Green Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University. They talk about Ocean acidification, the politics of climate change, and emerging technologies. Be sure to tune in.  … [Read more...]

Lausanne Consultation Call to Action on Creation Care

Listen in as Alexei talks with Ed Brown Director of Care of Creation Inc. and Senior Adviser to Lausanne's Creation Care Work. Ed gives us an update on the recent Lausanne Creation Care Consultation in Jamaica and the recently released Call to Action. For a brief background on the consultation click here. To sign the statement click here (how to sign is at the bottom).  … [Read more...]

Sandy and Climate Change- A Conversation with Katharine Hayhoe

Listen in as Alexei talks with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University to talk about the science related to climate change and hurricanes and in particular the science around major weather events like Hurricane Sandy. They also talk about some of latest science around climate change. Katharine who along with her husband pastor Andrew Farley, is the author of A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith Based Decisions.Katharine is a preeminent climate scientist who teaches at Te … [Read more...]

Giving Thanks for 2012

Listen in as the team at EEN give thanks for the success of the last year and share some of the focuses of the year ahead.Reasons for Thanks in 2012EEN spoke out for the impact of mercury on the unborn. One in six unborn children in America are born with too high levels of mercury in their blood. This toxin can have a significant impact on learning abilities as the child grows. Our work lead to new standards for mercury pollution.Throughout the year we have trained over 400 … [Read more...]

Keeping in Step with the Spirit

by Steve StudebakerCreation Care as Christian FormationMy sister and I were in college and graduate school at roughly the same time. She earned degrees in environmental science and management and I in ministry and theology. Her work concentrated on tending the earth and mine on the church and "souls." I thought I had pursued a higher calling than her and frankly thought her somewhat crazy for trying to "save" the spotted owls and old growth forests. However, now I believe she was hearing … [Read more...]

An Interview with Dr. Fred Van Dyke Executive Director of Au Sable

by Alexei Laushkin1. Why did you choose to become the Executive Director of Au Sable?I spent some time, in prayer, reflection, and fasting, working to answer three questions: could I do the job, did I want to do the job, and should I apply to do the job. I found, over time, that the answer I received to all three questions was yes. I increasingly felt called to be a part of leading Au Sable’s ministries in caring for creation.2. What is your vision for the Institute under your l … [Read more...]

Tim Keller on Common Grace

by Tim HøilandAhead of the November release of Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's Work (Dutton), co-authors Tim Keller and Katherine Leary Alsdorf are featured in brief videos on the book's website, discussing some of the motivation behind the project. The book's introduction is also available at the site to whet our appetites for what's to come.I was also interested to see an affiliated article by Keller on common grace, something he'll certainly cover in more detail in t … [Read more...]