From one of our recent newsletters (we get a lot of them): Food security declined for the second year in a row according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, after having improved every year since 2012 to 2019. While the top seven slots go to European countries, overall North America is […]
Au Sable Institute has had to move its course offerings online, along with everyone else. This one is open to anyone (there is a fee) and is timely considering the topic. Here’s the course description: This course is perfect for all lifelong learners who are interested in this topic and […]
Important and interesting blog posts from Vinoth Ramachandra, Ruth Padilla Deborst, Dave Bookless and others.
Most of us who have been involved in missions are familiar with Community Health Evangelism. They have just produced a comprehensive and free Corona Virus Disease teaching manual. From the Introduction: This manual is written for families, churches and CHE workers in communities impacted by coronavirus disease. The manual teaches […]
Several books have come to our attention this month that might be of interest to those looking to understand the pandemic, creation care, the pandemic and creation care – and how God can be seen to be at work even in situations we don’t understand. From the UK comes this […]
One of the most immediate results of the Covid-19 pandemic was a dramatic reduction in air pollution around the world. This unexpected development also helped to highlight the serious effects of ongoing air pollution on human health, and we are now learning that this is having a direct impact on […]
Bishop NT Wright had quite an impact several months ago when the global pandemic was yet young (remember those days, back in March?!?) with an article in Time magazine provocatively titled “About the Coronavirus. It’s Not Supposed To“. (We told you about that article here.) Tom has been busy – […]
An easy to build device to make handwashing easy in places with little water.
Rebooting: When a computer or other electronic device has got so messed up that the only solution is to turn the thing off and start over again. That is what corona virus has done to the global economy and to all of our societies. Tearfund UK has a new campaign to help us do just that: Reboot while we restart:
Many of us have struggled to understand what is happening in the world today from a theological perspective. Is Covid-19 as sign of the end times? Is God unveiling his wrath? Or is this simply one more difficult experience in the history of the human race? Andrew Shepherd, Lecturer at […]