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Category: Ecology

Our Two Global Pandemics

The Earth – all of us, all humanity – now faces two massive global pandemics: Covid-19 and Climate Change. Underneath and around these, of course, lurks the global pandemic of sin. But I speak now

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America in Peril

I am seventy-eight years old, and I have never seen the United States in a more precarious or vulnerable position. And I am an optimist at heart. These comments update a blog I posted in

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2020 Is Here

Twenty-five years ago, some futurists foresaw a major global crisis arriving in about the year 2020. In 1995 I published EarthCurrents: The Struggle for the World’s Soul. The book discussed a variety of issues, including

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Where’s the Gospel’s Missing Third?

The Bible reveals a whole and healing gospel. Good News! Today however, a third of the gospel is missing from much evangelical preaching, teaching, and living. Even among Wesleyans. The Bible is the story of

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I Gave Up Too Soon!

Late last year we had some birch trees cut down in front of our house. The trunks were over a foot thick. I thought the roots would threaten the house’s foundations. Also the trees’ frequent

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The Church and Dunbar’s Number

How large should your church be? Silly question, you say. Depending on your theology or worldview, you might add: * Large as possible! Bigger is better! * That’s up to God! * I’m shooting for

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Parable of the Tiled Floor

  I walk into a shopping mall. In a central courtyard is a beautiful floor made of different colors and sizes of tiles. Admiring the floor, I start to wonder whether the tiles are laid

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Credo: Politics

When it comes to politics . . . Since I believe in Jesus and the kingdom of God, I believe: The Lord God is a God of righteousness, justice, holiness, truth, and love—all qualities that

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