“Uncle John” Stott is famous not only for his love of scripture, and his love of Jesus – but also for his love of birds. In recognition, A Rocha are encouraging the entire global family to help remember Uncle John with a global birding day: Vision & PurposeThe John Stott […]
Welcome to The Pollinator! Here you will find items of interest submitted by members of the Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network who are scattered across 130 countries. This material will fall into several categories:
- Reports (events, initiatives, projects that have happened already).
- Announcements and prayer (events etc. that are planned in the near future).
- Opportunities (conferences, materials, resources that others may find helpful).
- Resources (books, curriculum, tools that may be useful to you in your own work).
- News (items from the general media related to creation care and the environment).
All of this material comes from people like you. Please send us your items – reports on what you have done, requests for prayer about upcoming activities, events you would like to invite people to attend. We will post everything we receive here that is related to creation care and will publish a selection in the Pollinator newsletter each month. Click here for guidelines and how to submit a news item.
Recent news stories:
For Christians who are interested in learning about urban solutions to climate change we recommend this free World Urban Campaign Urban Thinkers Campus from May 17 – 22. While this is not a Christian event, it is co-hosted by the WEA to provide an opportunity for bringing Christian voices into […]
***NOTE: The first event below starts tomorrow, 6 May!*** This fall UN Secretary General António Guterres is convening a global food systems summit (dates TBA). Summit preparation is well underway. The vision and goals for the summit have been set, and 5 action tracks are working toward the summit. To […]
Jared Goodykoontz, a self-described naturalist based in Ohio (US), has put his Covid lock-down year to good use. He’s created a new creation care Sunday School curriculum. Check it out! (Pictures below): So as a school naturalist working with young kiddos and a former Sunday School teacher… I’ve always wanted […]
Peter Harris and Bryony Loveless are bringing us a new podcast, Field Notes, with new episodes every two weeks. “Available wherever you get your podcasts!” Description below; more information and a trailer here. We are living in a time of crisis for the planet. Our overuse and misuse of water, […]
Seaspiracy, a new documentary from Netflix, purports to expose some of the wrongdoing within the global commercial fishing industry. As with every situation, there are two sides to the story. Here’s a useful analysis: The film includes all the damning evidence and dramatic footage required to make the important point […]
The annual Justice Conference hosted by Tearfund will be online and worldwide this year on 22 May. It’s going to be 24 hours long, so time zones don’t seem to be a concern. Everyone can participate without losing sleep. (Thank you for that, Tearfund!) From the conference website: The Justice […]
Our friends in Australia can’t get a break from a series of almost biblical plagues. Drought. Wildfires. Mice. and now… snakes? Booming mouse numbers have provided a rodent smorgasbord which, combined with the environment’s continued fightback from drought making for more cover, has created perfect conditions for snake species’ to […]
You heard it here first: John Stott’s Centenary year will culminate with the publication of new book that collects all – and we do mean all – of his writings having to do with creation care. John Stott on Creation CarePublication: IVP (UK), Sept 19, 2021 Preorder here: https://ivpbooks.com/john-stott-on-creation-careAll royalties […]
Rolling Stone has a great story profiling several Young Evangelicals for Climate Action fellows. Here’s a taste: That conversation eventually led [William] Morris to spend a month doing volunteer work with a Christian conservation organization in Kenya, cataloging rare bird species, mapping mangrove forests, and collecting data on coral reefs. […]