Earth Care Champions: Presbyterians for Earth Care (PEC)

Earth Care Champions: Presbyterians for Earth Care (PEC)

In mid September of 2015, a unique cadre of 140 eco-justice activists from all across the USA assembled at the idyllic Montreat Conference Center, nestled in the bosom of the Black Mountains of western North Carolina. Here Mother Nature provided the ideal pastoral...
Earth Care Champions: PBS FRONTLINE

Earth Care Champions: PBS FRONTLINE

If you live in a big city, rural area, or small island state, if you invest in the stock market, if you care about justice, about children’s futures I’m appealing directly to you: Demand renewable energy. Demand an end to coal-fired power & fossil fuel...
Earth Care Champions: Grand Trees of Chatham

Earth Care Champions: Grand Trees of Chatham

“Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all that fills it; let the field exult, and everything in it. Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy.” – Psalm 96:11-12 I love the Psalmist’s vision of all creation, heaven...
Earth Care Champions: Haw River Assembly

Earth Care Champions: Haw River Assembly

“Rivers flow not past, but through us; tingling, vibrating, exciting every cell and fiber in our bodies, making them sing and glide.“ – John Muir As a young boy, before I ever experienced romantic feelings for a girl (or even knew I someday would), I had a love...
The Word and Person of 2019: A Win-Win for Eco-Justice

The Word and Person of 2019: A Win-Win for Eco-Justice

At the end of each calendar year the Oxford Dictionary and TIME magazine reveal their choice for Word and Person of the Year. Typically the two have nothing in common with one another. Not so this year. If we didn’t know otherwise, we could imagine that the two...