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The Eden Projects: Why We Hug Trees

By Debra Crawford Christian circles often host discussions or sermon series about how to be good stewards of finances and possessions. While these are important and valuable biblical topics, another area of stewardship is...

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Planting the Future

Reforestation Addresses Poverty at the Roots, One Tree at a Time by Tim Høiland On the surface, it may appear that planting trees and caring for the poor are two separate undertakings. But when...

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Misogyny Next Door

A Call to Protect the Full Personhood of Our Daughters from Both Pornographic and Spiritual Patriarchy by Emily Nielsen Jones   The word “misogyny” may scare some away and sound like inflammatory feminist jargon,...

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Worship God: Work the Land

Farmers in Burundi demonstrate a healthy theology of work by Annelise Jolley On a multiple-choice test, which word would you choose to describe your job: purposeful, competitive, tedious, stressful? To answer accurately, most of...

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Is It Hot in Here or Is It Just Me?

On the difference between denial and dissent when it comes to climate change by Rusty Pritchard   Conspiracy theories are nothing new. My grandfather, a North Florida farmer, never believed that men had landed...

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6 Reasons to Fast for Peace

by Al Tizon My insides continue to be shredded by the intense violence in the Middle East. At ESA, we’ve decided to fast for peace and are encouraging others to do the same. What...