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By Pam Fowler on 12/27/2009
Security does not come in a full fridge, money in the bank, a paycheck each week, knowing that you can get it if you need it, eating organically (this is the newest thing on the chopping block)…
By Jason Fowler on 12/24/2009
We are creatures, limited and dependent, living in a world that God created out of the trinitarian community of love…It is our role as Christians to live as limited and dependent creatures so that the creation might flourish and all can enjoy the abundance that God has created…
Posted in Features, Interviews | Tagged agrarian, Biblical agrarian, book, Christian agrarian, christian faith, church farm movement, Creation Care, Environment & Creation, farming, Farming As A Spiritual Discipline, Gene Logsdon, interview, Joel Salatin, ragan sutterfield, stewardship, Sustainable Agriculture, Theology, Wendell Berry | Leave a response
By Dean Ohlman on 12/18/2009
The realization I came to a couple decades ago kindled a new hope in my heart—the understanding of the biblical promise that heaven was going to come to earth, and that the earth was going to be redeemed by “the Lamb who was slain”…
By Paul Littleton on 12/18/2009
I suspect that as long as the church remains in the world there will be reform movements calling her to greater faithfulness. I’d have to agree with the Protestant Reformers who believed that that was a good thing. Not perfect. But good. Semper Reformanda. Always Reforming.
Posted in Church & World History, Features, Theology | Tagged christian faith, Church History, church reform, monasticism, New Monasticism, new wineskins, Paul Littleton, reformation, semper reformanda, Theology | 5 Responses
By Rich Vincent on 12/18/2009
An unbiblical view of creation will lead us to wrong living. Our theology affects our practice. Only a robust view of creation guides us in how we should live in God’s world.
Posted in Environment & Creation, Features, Theology | Tagged Biblical Worldview, Creation Care, psalm 104, Rich Vincent, science and faith, sustainable christian living, Theology, theology of creation, worldviews | 4 Responses
By Becky Garrison on 12/16/2009
I wasn’t expecting a book to connect with me on such a visceral level. Through Brennan’s story, I saw how I had veered off the path. For all of my talk about how we need to put the Greatest Commandment into practice, I wasn’t exactly practicing what I preach.
By Wendell Berry on 12/11/2009
I know that one resurrected rural community would be more convincing and more encouraging than all programs of the last fifty years, and I think that it could be the beginning of the renewal of our country, for the renewal of rural communities ultimately implies the renewal of urban ones.
By Becky Garrison on 12/10/2009
During one of my recent holy hissy fits, Mark Van Steenwyk’s posting titled “A More Gracious Radicalism” graced my Google reader. Turns out I’m by no means the only one who struggles with righteous anger.
By Staff on 12/09/2009
Do we need to rethink ‘church’? Voices from the home church/simple church movement say ‘yes!’
By Staff on 12/09/2009
Social commentator MAL FLETCHER asks if, in the face of climate change, terrorism etc, fear might not be an even bigger threat to our future.