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Creation Care

Glacier National Park is one of my favorite places on earth. I’ve never been anywhere where God’s majesty is so clearly on display. And there’s one spot in the park that stands out in my mind – Apgar Lookout. It’s a strenuous hike to get to Apgar Lookout, but the view at the top is […] Read More

President Donald Trump’s views on climate change are concerning. Reports on his climate-change stance indicate a man who is either easily swayed by the views of others, who does not have a clear appreciation of the issues, or is a very shrewd political operator who seeks popularity where it is most useful to his own […] Read More

The release of a new documentary, 498 columns written by 139 unique contributors from 23 U.S. states and 11 nations, 125 news articles, nine photo news stories, and two revised and re-released Bible studies. These figures represent some of’s 2016 initiatives, designed to provide a global perspective from goodwill people of faith on positively […] Read More

Philip Newell offers a series of morning and evening prayers for each day of the week in his book, “Celtic Prayers from Iona.” In true Celtic fashion, many of the prayers focus on creation. I recently came across two of Newell’s prayers in this book that were especially meaningful to me and offer important reminders […] Read More

A new song titled “What I’m Thankful For” – a duet performed by Garth Brooks and James Taylor – offers a needed reminder that the Christmas season is about much more than “making a list and checking it twice.” “What I’m thankful for ain’t on no list, for it only in my heart exists,” the […] Read More

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied an easement permit to the developers of the Dakota Access Pipeline last weekend. This decision will prevent the pipeline from being routed near the water source for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The Corps said they would work with developers to reroute the pipeline, but developers expressed hope […] Read More

I love the idea of being “green.” Buy organic; recycle; carbon offset; take public transport or walk, instead of taking the car – I am up for all of that. And then my good thoughts and intentions come grinding to a halt. It comes down to one thing: money. If you buy organic, your food […] Read More

The ability of nations to cope with the impact of climate change varies widely. “The rich countries of the West may be able to cope with climate change, but what about the people in countries with few resources?” asks Jack (not his real name), a BMS World Mission worker in East Asia. “Do we think […] Read More

Younger generations in the U.S. are more likely to affirm human causation driving climate change and global warming than their elders, according to a Barna Group survey. Forty-six percent of Millennials (born between 1984 and 2002) and 43 percent of Gen-Xers (1965 to 1983) said they were “absolutely sure” humans have caused climate issues, compared […] Read More

What is happening to our weather? This question is echoing around the world, as it’s been the hottest, driest, wettest, windiest with the worst cyclone, hurricane, tornado season since records began. In 2015, the average surface temperature reached 1.010 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, and was 0.13 C warmer than 2014. Already in 2016, each […] Read More