Holy Week Creation Care Podcast

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Here's the latest episode:Listen in as the entire EEN team (Rev. Mitch Hescox, Rev. Jim Ball, Ben Lowe, and Alexei Laushkin) weighs in for this special Easter podcast.They talk about climate change and pollution, their recent successes, and hope for the future.Related Podcast Resources:Creation Care Champion Training.Check out our other podcasts! … [Read more...]

The Jesus Who Came To Serve

by Jim BallBut I am among you as one who serves.Those were not empty words. And Jesus does not let us get away with projecting a false Christian servant-leader model. Jesus doesn't let us fool ourselves with lame rationalizations by in effect saying in our own minds, "I can be a servant leader in my heart and at the same time continue to lord it over those within my power and influence." His teaching and example are very concrete. To be the youngest is to be last in power and influence. … [Read more...]

Our Common Interest: Climate Change and International Adaptation

By Rev. Jim BallClimate change is a natural disaster intensifier. It makes floods fiercer, hurricanes harsher, and droughts dryer. The one thing the world doesn’t need are more victims of natural disasters, like the father and his family during the 2005 Niger famine found hundreds of miles from the nearest feeding station “I’m wandering like a madman. I’m afraid we’ll all starve.” During the same famine mother lamented as she watched her young daughter die “As far as I’m concerned, God did no … [Read more...]

Remembering Russel Train, Environmental Statesman, Republican

President Nixon signing the Clean Air Act on Dec. 31, 1970, flanked by his environmental dynamic duo of Bill Ruckelshaus (left) and Russell Train.

by Jim BallRecently the heads of 12 environmental organizations were asked to rank the greenest Presidents in US history. Now, think to yourself, what's the most liberal, the most radical of the major environmental organizations? Many of you will have chosen Greenpeace for that distinction.Now, which President would you think the head of Greenpeace, Phil Radford, would choose as the greenest President? Barack Obama? Nope. Nyet. Nada.Maybe Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton or LBJ or FDR? G … [Read more...]

[Book Review] Global Warming & The Risen Lord

by Brittany BennettI am truly astounded by how much has been put into this book. It is packed solid with the most accurate scientific information, true stories, and Scripture - yet it's very easy to read. I can't say it's not challenging, but I really couldn't put it down! I'm sure that you will be able to find the time in your busy life to read it as well, and will come back to it many times. I felt like I was literally taking a journey around the world and the Lord was holding my … [Read more...]


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