Willing to be Disciples

by Alexei Laushkin It’s an interesting question, are we are you willing to be discipled? We love to affirm the Great Commission to go and make disciples of all nations baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. But are we willing to come under teaching, are we teachable? Are we willing to hold close the full commission to go forth “teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded?” And what did Jesus command and teach and embody? As we … [Read more...]

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...]

Giving Thanks for 2012

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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 2012 EEN 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...]

What Does Pro-Life Mean?

by Mitch Hescox As Focus on the Family so beautifully depicts in the video below on the Dignity of Life "When we talk about being "pro-life," it's not just about a political issue. It's a worldview . . . it's a life-view." Pro-life is so much more than being against abortion, it's also about protecting humanity from poverty, human trafficking, and for us the threats from pollution. Abortion is a nationally tragedy, but so is 1:6 children born with mercury levels that could cause brain … [Read more...]

The State of Coral Reefs

Healthy reef ecosystems foster amazing biodiversity

By John Elwood More than 2,600 of the world's top marine scientists warned last week that coral reefs around the world are in rapid decline due to human impacts. They urged action on climate to stem the tide of decay. The world's largest society of reef scientists, the International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS), met in the northeastern Australian city of Cairns, and warned that people's livelihoods were at risk. They pinpointed warming oceans, increasing ocean acidification, overfishing, … [Read more...]

A Passion for His Kingdom, A Passion for His Name

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by Alexei Laushkin When we sow sparingly we reap sparingly. If you have a garden or have ever grown food you know this to be true. If you sow and prepare a meager portion, your field or your garden will produce meagerly. Many of us live 24/7 lives. Matthew Sleeth of Blessed Earth encourages us to live 24/6 lives. We won't have room for the Kingdom and His purposes if we don't give him some room to work in our lives. If we sow sparingly, we'll reap sparingly. The Kingdom isn't just about … [Read more...]

Depleting the Oceans

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by John Humphreys In a marvelous piece of writing, Michael Colebrook writes, "There is something about the sea which both attracts and frightens us. In God's rebuke to Job, God uses the sea as the first example of the limitations of human understanding and abilities." Photo by David Poe Job 38:4-11 Where were you when I laid the earth's foundation? Tell me, if you understand. Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it? On what … [Read more...]


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