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By Jason Fowler on 03/04/2011
Rising to meet the needs of local food banks, their own members and as a means of outreach to their communities- many congregations are taking the idea of local, sustainably raised food and cultivating the land as a means to enact the Gospel and the Kingdom love of Jesus….
Posted in Food & Agriculture, Videos | Tagged agriculture, Christian faith and gardening, church-based community gardens, community gardens, faith-based community gardens, Gardening, gardening as mission, going back to the land, Joseph's Gardens, justice, local food, Missional Church, missional living, Poverty, urban farming, victory gardens | 3 Responses
By Jason Fowler on 04/22/2010
Adam was placed in a garden GOD planted Himself. Today GOD is again placing His people in gardens. This Christian community based agriculture can be a powerful shift in how we function as local expressions of GOD’s kingdom. These farms and gardens can serve as places of spiritual renewal…
Posted in Community and Ecclesia, Features, Food & Agriculture, Voice of One Calling | Tagged agriculture, Christian faith and gardening, church farm movement, church renewal, church-based commuity gardens, community gardens, Creation Care, faith-based community gardens, Gardening, gardening as mission, Joseph's Gardens, Justice, spiritual formation, theology of gardening, Whole-life Christian faith | 4 Responses
By Christine Sine on 04/22/2010
The contagion is spreading. America has garden fever and even faith communities are getting involved. Community gardens are springing up in church parking lots all over the country. And some urban churches have taken over vacant blocks of land that have stood empty for years or created rooftop gardens…
Posted in Community and Ecclesia, Features, Food & Agriculture | Tagged Christian faith and gardening, Christine Sine, church-based commuity gardens, community gardens, faith-based community gardens, Joseph's Gardens | 3 Responses
By Christine Sine on 04/02/2010
Perhaps one reason God created human beings to tend the garden is because God knew that it is in its midst that we connect most intimately to the character and ways of our Creator. Yet much theology about creation care focuses more on preserving wilderness areas and overcoming pollution than on the joy of gardening.
Posted in Features, Food & Agriculture, Theology | Tagged christian faith, Christine Sine, Creation Care, faith and gardening, faith-based community gardens, Gardening, gardening and theology, Gardening With GOD, Theology | Leave a response