Category: Animals

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...

Walking With

by Sarah Withrow King The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead...

Eat Vegan, Save the World?

by Sarah Withrow King “So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: Everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! All this is from God, who reconciled us to...

Why Focus on Farmed Animals?

by Jane Pearce The widows and fatherless were those who had no concrete power to back up their claims, no “influence,” no “financial interests,” no “pull” with the police judges and aldermen of that...

Holy Week and the Groaning of Creation

by David Clough I find Holy Week a difficult time. Following the story of Jesus’ final days and death draws me close to past grief, especially for my mother nine years ago. The first...

Didn’t God Give Us Animals to Use?

by Sarah Withrow King    In an excellent book called A Faith Embracing All Creatures, edited by Tripp York and Andy Alexis-Baker, CreatureKind’s David Clough takes up the question “What’s the Point of Animals?”...

Why Should Christians Care About Animals?

by Sarah Withrow King Post originally written for CreatureKind and reprinted here with permission.  God does. God’s care of and provision for creation is clear from the opening verses of the Bible to the...