By Andrew Belt - In C. S. Lewis’ books The Chronicles of Narnia, Aslan creates the world by singing it into existence. In J. R. R. Tolkien’s world of Middle Earth, Eru Iluvatar (the chief god) instructs the council of the other gods, that he created, to sing a song that will result in the … Continue reading Singing us into Life
By Hillary Asbury - The first creative act in history was a perfect one. Everything was done with order, purpose. It was intentional, loving. Great care was taken for every little detail, every little life. God created the world. And with each new piece of his creation he called it good. Good. Until he created … Continue reading Love the Mess
By Joel A. Hess - A couple of weeks ago, our president took the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement. No matter your opinion on the matter, it does say something on which Christians, atheists, and everyone else can agree. The earth is beautiful, and we should take care of it. Of course, there … Continue reading God: The Ultimate Environmentalist
By Scott Keith - “They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised. Amen.” Romans 1:25 When I’m not traveling for work, I like to spend as much time as possible in the mountains at our little cabin in the woods. Quite simply, it … Continue reading Earth Idolatry
By Bob Hiller - There is a strange and almost unnoticed verse in the beginning of Mark (1:13) I have grown to take great delight in. After Jesus is in the wilderness, overcoming the temptation from the devil, it says, “And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.” Now, … Continue reading Joy for the World!
By Cindy Koch - Just like any other Sunday, the ushers marched down the center aisle halfway through the church service. Their leather dress shoes kept even time with the piano music during the offering. As they passed our pew, I noticed neither one of the gentlemen were looking at their destination. Their heads were … Continue reading Creative Faith
By Graham Glover - I’m pretty sure it’s geographically impossible, but I think I’ve found the Garden of Eden. Yes, that Eden. The place where it all began. Perfection on earth. (At least until our first parents decided to eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.) I didn’t discover this place. … Continue reading I Have Found Eden – It’s Called Kauai