I have heard it said that in Old Testament times, people were more holistic. Some say that the mindset of the Hebrew’s would have been that all of life is spiritual life. I think there is much merit to this idea. After all, books like Esther are in the scriptures… There would be no dichotomy… Read More

I ran across this great video message by a pastor I like. The video makes a point that we are Rich, and don’t even appreciate it. Check it out and see if it’s message fits with the message of living a sustainable lifestyle. part 1 part 2… Read More

Here in Texas we had a pretty bad hailstorm last night. In fact the weather service was indicating a possible tornado right near my house, so we took cover while the hail and wind were incredibly loud. After the noise died down I took this picture. It isn’t snow –its hail accumulation. It got me… Read More

I haven’t published a blog entry in quite some time, I know. The main reason is that I have been busy researching and writing my Thesis, “An Assessment of the Treatment of Ecology in Four Recent Old Testament Theologies.” Let’s face it, the thing isn’t going to win any best-seller awards. But, it is exciting… Read More

The phrase “evangelical ecology” may sound like a paradox, as does “conservative Christian ecology”. But, I believe that it is a possibility. Evangelicals have long been criticized rightly or wrongly for believing that the earth is going to be destroyed, so why worry about taking care of it. Recently, the liberal agenda has taken up… Read More

Here I sit, on the back porch of my parents house in Alabama. The wind is rustling in the trees, and the rain is steadily falling. The sound is something we never get in Texas, we just don’t have the trees. The Alabama trees are huge compared to Texas trees. All their leaves are either… Read More