Floating for Faith

Some people, in order to discover God, read books. But there is a great book: the very appearance of created things. Look above you! Look below you! Note it. Read it. God, whom you want to discover, never wrote that book with ink. Instead He set before your eyes the things that He had made. Can you ask for a louder voice than that? — St. Augustine 354-430 A.D.

A Bountiful Harvest

The Harvest Network began with a simple idea: help those who are struggling to make ends meet. What makes The Harvest Network unique is that we help people make ends meet by training them to live sustainable lifestyles, both in the context of the household and in the communities where they live, all the while… Continue reading A Bountiful Harvest

Greening of the Graves

The Graves family has been getting green this spring. My wife, Bobbi, was converted on reading Dr. Matthew Sleeth’s Serve God, Save the Planet. That book was in my hands while she had moved on to reading his wife, Nancy Sleeth’s Go Green, Save Green. I moved from Matthew’s book to that of his daughter… Continue reading Greening of the Graves

A Family Transformation

Our family has not always been green. Some people who know us now are surprised to hear this when it comes up. Our family’s story of moving toward greener living has been a faith-filled learning process. I guess you could say we were a typical American family: husband and wife with three kids, decent income… Continue reading A Family Transformation

First Steps that Pay Off

One of the best things about going green is that it’s basically free money! I was amazed at Nancy’s ability in her Good Steward wor kshop to make “going green” simple for those of us who have never really thought about living that way at all. She’s not a crazy tree-hugging hippy; rather, all of… Continue reading First Steps that Pay Off

Back to the Basics

What a difference a month makes… A little over a month ago I attended a Creation Care conference hosted by and CrossPoint Church. I really didn’t know what to expect. Not familiar with any of the speakers, I hoped I would not get sucked into a left-wing, liberal faction. What I found, however, was a… Continue reading Back to the Basics