Brandon Dennison: ‘People, planet, profit, in that order’
A social enterprise in Huntington, West Virginia, focuses on the dignity of its workers while seeding the green economy and helping strengthen Appalachia.
Ambrose Carroll: Talking about the environment in the Black church is empowerment
Rather than a conversation for other people, talking about the environment can be a key component for the Black church in seeking justice, says the founder of Green The Church.
Breaking free of the 'company gospel'
West Virginia’s identity is inextricably linked to coal. But some congregations in the state are transforming that connection by caring for creation.
Green funerals are one way for Christian leaders to promote creation care
By promoting more environmentally friendly funeral practices, Christian leaders can better serve God, God’s people and the land.
Our climate practices must change post-pandemic
The inequalities of the world have been highlighted by the pandemic, and climate change will continue to threaten all of us, starting with the most vulnerable, says an author and professor.
Otis Moss III: Care for the land is intimately tied to Black liberation
An urban megachurch on Chicago’s South Side is a leader in creation care, drawing upon the congregation’s history and addressing its current needs.
A nonprofit works to 'green' the Black church
Green The Church encourages African American congregations to commit to an environmental theology that promotes sustainable practices and helps build economic and political change.
Drop that bug spray! God created ants, too
When considering God’s creation, we tend to picture soaring eagles and stately redwoods. But what about the ants, spiders and fruit flies that live all around us? asks an entomologist and ethicist.
Jennifer R. Ayres: Why inhabitance is the paradigmatic human vocation
The earth is a dwelling place, and human beings need to tend to that place as they would tend to their households, says the author of a book about ecological religious education.
Decolonizing our American Christianity
Harmful ideas of feminine submission and the subduing of the earth are connected in American Christianity and must be decolonized, writes the author and Potawatomi citizen.