Category: Creation Care

Reduce Suffering Where You Can

By John Seel Much of our activism is more smug than sacrificial, “hashtag activism” without an embodied commitment. Social justice is only what love looks like in public when it costs us something. Our...

Saying Goodbye

By Sarah Withrow King If you’ve cared for an animal through death, you know it’s a sacrificial commitment, both financially and emotionally. Because our commitment to the animals in our homes is lifelong, it...

Boys and Friends of the Congolese Earth

By Rita Chapman Every summer vacation at Kikongo, packs of bored little boys run through the grasslands and forests, looking for ways to amuse themselves. Their days are filled setting traps for rats, birds,...

NoDAPL Is Everywhere

by Andrea Smith (photos of NoDAPL protests by Joe Bursky, Creative Commons license) The proposed Dakota Access Pipeline that is currently the center of the Indigenous struggle was previously scheduled to be built near...

How Then Shall We Respond?

by Micky ScottBey Jones What has been the response from various churches to the Indigenous-led protection of water at Standing Rock and opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline (#NoDAPL)? A few denominations have issued...