Environment

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November 25, 2019

Joshua Fernandes writes that perhaps the most effective way to make change around climate change is to start with the question, “Who do I love?"

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November 14, 2019

Aidan Legault, United Church member and young climate activist, offers faithful words of encouragement to renew the weary in the march for ecological justice.

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October 17, 2019

A Canadian Foodgrains Bank delegate to Kenya is reminded of how we are all connected, as are the issues we care about—from climate change to the economy to right relations.

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October 17, 2019

“At the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, religious differences are set aside for the common goal of feeding those who are hungry.”

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September 5, 2019

Begin with a place you love. This is the name of the activity I most often use to open ecological justice discussions. Reflecting on a place where they experienced a deep connection with nature, participants are swiftly, and oh-so-gently transported to thick forests, rock outcroppings, or quiet farm lands steeped in love, connection, and memory.

There is something deeply enriching about being out in nature. Bright stars overhead, a warm breeze through the grass, and, if you’re really lucky, the delicious scent of salt water in the air. Yet, as a country where 80 percent of the...

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September 5, 2019

Aidan Legault writes a call for action in support of the upcoming climate strikes. Inaction in no longer an option. Discouraging young climate strikers means ignoring the very real threat that the climate crisis poses to our future.

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September 5, 2019

Gary MacDonald writes about his visit with Kenyan graduates of the Asian Rural Institute and about the ways ARI uses agriculture as a tool to make other community development projects possible around the world.

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September 5, 2019

The Asian Rural Institute in Japan is helping sustainable agriculture and Christian community go viral around the world.

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September 5, 2019

Rigoberto Monge, a fisherman in El Salvador, has been to the United States and back. Now he sits in the yard of his home near the Guatemalan border with his wife and daughters. In 2012, Rigoberto left his home and family for the USA. “We had no livelihood,” he

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September 5, 2019

My father was not much of a churchgoer. I still vividly recall him putting dollops of pancake batter onto a sizzling griddle, or devouring the weekend newspaper, on Sunday afternoons when I came home from singing in the local church youth choir. But my father is a deeply spiritual individual. A research scientist by profession, he believed that faith and nature are incredibly intertwined—and we have nothing short of a calling to care for the earth. ...