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Call for Presenters: Creation Care @ the Frontiers of Mission (April 6-7)
A message from our friends in the Lausanne Movement / World Evangelical Alliance Creation Care Network. Find out about a new conference and submit a presentation idea.
Scholar’s Call: An ecologist in the household of God
Jesus Christ has called me to follow Him as the world’s saviour and lord. As part of this, He’s called me to be an ecologist.
Science Corner: I just want to say one word to you — Plastics
What I personally find interesting about our plastic problem is that what made plastic so attractive is also what makes it so troublesome — it’s very durable, at least chemically. It doesn’t rot; it doesn’t readily break down via the chemistry that occurs naturally around us. This desire to build something that lasts is understandable, and one that the Bible acknowledges and even affirms to an extent. Yet maybe there is also a kind of grace in building things which won’t last.
Missionaries Changed the World Once – Can they do it again?
The topic of a recent cover story in Christianity Today is shaking up not only the world of missions, but also academia. The World the Missionaries Made is a report on the work of Robert Woodberry, a sociologist currently researching at the Political Science Department of the National University of Singapore. CT’s Executive Editor Andy Crouch […]