Since 1970, trust in science has decreased significantly among conservatives and regular churchgoers, and as a pastor and former evangelical, I need to know why.
The creativity that named us partners with God to protect creation has been essential in our efforts to reclaim and restore what our previous arrogance wrought.
What would the earth, and the spirit of humanity, look like if the Fall had never happened?
How might thinking in a “Godly time-frame” help us take more urgent action about issues affecting us right now?
How might we help others see themselves as vulnerable climate change, but also empowered to do something about it?
Gaining an appreciation of the forest “kahal” was, for many of us, our entry point into thinking about the mystery of the natural world in a new way.
Envisioning both aspects of the world invites us to regard it in two directions, not only “downward” toward mechanistic explanation, but also “upward” toward our finest aspirations.
What does it mean to find something in a place we just don’t expect to find it?
Water connects us with all living things, but wastewater highlights some of the less positive connections that we don’t intend.
Big Stories, like the ones forged by religion, could be a powerful motivator for climate action. How might we use this way of thinking to spur action while staying scientific?