Time to PUSH

My Intersection of faith, ecology, and policy took me to this national prayer call on March 15th– marking the 54th day of the new administration. Since we are over the half way point so it is time to move past shock and awe into a plan of action. I issued a call to action to…

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EcoTheo Review

REDEEMING SOULS REQUIRES REDEEMING SOIL Morning sunlight bounced off the banana leaves that framed the peach stucco healing arts center I opened on Bayou Road. It was the spring of 2006 and I could count on 2 fingers the family, friends and colleagues who were willing to join this mission trip to New Orleans. They…

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Calling Forth All Josephs in the House!

One of the reasons the defense department of the United States has identified climate change as the greatest threat to security is because of its impact on food production. In the March 13th issue of Newsweek, NASA announced that California only has one year left of water. At this year’s annual meeting of the Samuel…

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Amazon Women on the Frontlines of Climate Change-a photo journal

Just as Mary’s song celebrated the coming of a new presence on Earth, let us “sing” with these women to save our Mother Earth

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A Rap on Climate

An African proverb says: “If you know the beginning well, the end will not trouble you.” This is particularly true when seeking the best response to climate change.  Within the Biblical beginning stories of John 1, Proverbs 8, and Genesis 2, we find the right relationship among humankind, Creation, Creator, Christ and Wisdom.  In the…

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Gospel of the Garden

When God coupled the earth with the breath of eternity, our souls and the soil were fused and our destinies perpetually intertwined. While many of us have been taught that human beings have dominion over the Earth, we have not understood that what we do to Mother Earth, we do to one another and to…

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