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The UCC Synod on Man and the Earth

July 15, 2015

The UCC hosted two speakers to address man’s duty to the earth, but do they neglect the weightier matters of the law?

Source: Cornwall Alliance

An Open Letter to Pope Francis on Climate Change

May 1, 2015

The following letter originally appeared on the website of the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, the world’s leading evangelical voice on environmental stewardship and development. A full list of signatories, which includes Institute…


The Festival Where ‘Christianity’ Is Just Earth Worship

July 11, 2014

One could be forgiven for thinking he had accidentally wandered off the Christian festival and stepped into some sort of Wiccan stone ceremony…

Keystone protest

“Faithfully” Opposing Pipelines in Favor of Trucks?

October 29, 2013

Faithful America is “a fast-growing online community dedicated to reclaiming Christianity from the religious right and putting faith into action for social justice.” It’s also funded by George Soros and other left-wing secular philanthropies…

(Photo Credit: First Things)

The Weird Rhetoric of Environmental “Holocaust”

August 19, 2013

But the Nazi comparison is egregious, as Nazi citations usually are. Do we really face the moral equivalent of Hitler’s Holocaust, which murdered about 11 million within a few years? Are skeptics of environmental end-times rhetoric the equivalent of Nazi sympathizers or Holocaust deniers? And does Cizik really rank with heroes who risked their lives like ten Boom or Schindler? Cizik did lose his NAE job (over same-sex unions), but not his life, and seems to be doing fine.

Wild Goose Festival 2013 soars to loftier heights of weirdness. The Wild Goose “elders” discuss emergence Christianity on the main stage. (Photo Credit: IRD/Luke Moon)

Ex-Evangelicals & Chili Cornbread Eucharist

August 15, 2013

Ironically, for all their talk of misty uncertainties and multiculturalism, emergents remain assured that orthodox Christianity and conservative politics are erroneous. It seems that, in reaching out to theological misfits, the Wild Goose Festival has picked up all the heretics.

A Soggy Potpourri of Aged Leftism

January 15, 2013

Interfaith officials gathered for a climate change “pray-in” and risked arrest before the White House as part of attempted civil disobedience this morning.  Warning “this may well be humanity’s last chance to choose between…

On Godly Dominion: 64th Evangelical Theological Society on Earth Stewardship

November 21, 2012

(Photo By Nathaniel Torrey The relationship between Christianity and environmentalism was the theme of the 64th annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, entitled “Caring for Creation.” Some of the plenary speakers included…

A Reminder from Butte, America

July 27, 2012

Last week I had the opportunity to travel to the beautiful state of Montana for a seminar put on by the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment (FREE). In a quaint, 1920s…

Christian Reformed Church Takes Action on Climate Change

July 26, 2012

Delegates to the 2012 Synod of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, held from June 8-14 at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, recognized the existence of manmade climate change as a present…