By Karri Munn-Venn
The ice-covered branches of the lilac trees outside my window look like shimmering glass against the vibrant blue sky. The sunshine is welcome after days of clouds, wind, and snow. I can see the Gatineau Hills across the way, and I am grateful. Continue reading Journeying to Justice, For the Love of Creation
How teaching on creation is making a difference in DRC
By Kukedila Ndunzi Muller
At the beginning of this third millennium, humanity confronts serious ecological problems that threaten human life and all of creation. The consequences of global warming are perceptible in every country of the world: polluted air and water, serious flooding, extreme heat, etc. Continue reading Creation Care: A Biblical Mandate
Why Christians should care about the Earth
By Todd Wynward
Why should I care for the environment? We know it’s probably the right thing to do, but what’s a Christ-centred perspective?
Sometimes modern Christians, in our excitement about Jesus, think the incarnation of God first happened 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem. Actually, we affirm that God has been inhabiting creation since time began. We monotheists believe that one good God created everything, and God’s blessing fills everything around us. Continue reading God Camps With His People
by Rebecca Roman
While Christians may be divided on the science of climate change, I think we can agree that the way we are living now is not sustainable in the long-term. In particular, industrialized countries are consuming more resources than we are producing.
According to the United Nations Statistics Division, in high-income countries in 2017 about 27 metric tons of natural resources were used to meet the needs of each person, 9.8 metric tons of which were extracted elsewhere in the world. Globally, consumption of natural resources increased by 50 percent from 1990 to 2017. Continue reading Firmly Planted on Earth and in Heaven