Tag Archives: soil


Trash in the Church

A number of years ago I was invited to be a part of a “caring for creation” conference at the Vineyard Church in Boise, Idaho. Though I’ve spoken to small groups at colleges and churches for several years on the … Continue reading »

What Did God Make it For?

George MacDonald, the 19th century writer who C. S. Lewis called his mentor, wrote a great deal about possessions. One of his thoughts that has stuck with me is this one from his wonderful novel What’s Mine’s Mine (edited and … Continue reading »

Precious Dust

This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created: When the LORD God made the earth and the heavens—and no shrub of the field had yet appeared on the earth and no plant of the … Continue reading »

Rich and Fertile Soil

The one who received the seed that fell on good soil is the man who hears the Word and understands it. He produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty, or thirty times what was sown (Matthew 13:23). By Dr. Paul … Continue reading »

A Handful of Mud

This story by Dr. Paul Brand has appeared in many publications since the early eighties.  It was the one that first touched my heart and set me on the path as an advocate of creation care—as it has numerous others.  … Continue reading »