In the midst of racial unrest and a global pandemic, other crises continue to occur. The world was briefly aware of Cyclone Amphan striking India and Bangladesh, but then other concerns quickly pushed that story off of our screens. We have received an update from EFICOR in India. The main […]
The Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network is releasing episodes of the Lausanne Global Classroom Creation Care series daily. Here’s episode 3!
Dave Bookless’ excellent blog on “What Virus Are You Spreading?” is going viral (haha). If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth reading. …if there’s much we can learn from the suffering and limits imposed by COVID-19, how can we virally encourage the positives? At the risk of being simplistic, the […]
Pentecostalism, theology and creation care might be a surprising combination to some. Not any more! Last September a conference in Quito Ecuador brought together more than 500 Pentecostals to “to promote theological and ecclesial action in the Latin American context around the central theme of commitment to the care, preservation […]
The first Ecology meeting in Russia took place in Saint-Petersburg on 22nd January, 2020, sponsored by Hodos Institute. Pavel Kolesnikov, Lausanne Regional Director for Eurasia, sent us this report: HODOS Institute, under the leadership of Alexander Negrov, was the one to organize the event. The following representatives participated in the «Creation Care and […]
One of the exciting outcomes of the COP 25 Climate meetings in Spain last month was a weekend program midway through the two week conference for evangelical church leaders in the Madrid area. The program was featured in an article in Evangelical Focus, an outreach of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance: […]
The CCOP group at COP25 and Madrid spent an hour on video last night sharing their perspective and experiences. Hear their comments here.
Some years ago Lowell Bliss published a book on environmental missions with the subtitle “Planting Churches AND Trees”. Now it appears that a church planting effort in Tel Aviv, Israel, has taken that advice seriously. Well, not actually trees, but still. Here’s the story: Eli Birnbaum, a church planter with […]
Pearl Ganta, Lausanne Catalyst for Children at Risk, has reported using creation care strategies like tree planting in their outreach to children campaign called Apnao (meaning “embrace” or “adopt”). The campaign’s goal is “Family | Security | Childhood for EVERY Child”: Be a family to them Help them enjoy their childhood […]
Twenty-three members of the Canada/US and Latin America regions of the LWCCN are in Madrid, Spain these next two weeks for the latest UN climate summit known as COP25. While they are official UN observers in the on-going negotiations of the Paris Agreement, they are primarily gathered as participants in […]