Category Archives: Creation

Earthrise from the moon what does it mean?

At our church last Sunday this photo of earthrise from the moon was shown.  We are doing a sermon series on worship and this was used as a pointer to get us to think about Psalm 8 by what did … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – churches ditching fossil fuels

Thousands of churches in the UK are ditching fossil fuels according to data released yesterday.  The majority of Salvation Army, about a third of Quakers and a lot of Catholic churches (2000) have switched to renewable suppliers.  This sounds a … Continue reading

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New years predictions

Predicting the future is a mugs game, as Andy wrote in our book, but here it goes with new years predictions as is customary at this time of year…. Energy supply There will be no power cuts in the UK … Continue reading

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Obama and Bear Grylls

I was going to write about something else but in my last post before Christmas had to write about Obama and Bear Grylls.  It was with some amazement I learned this programme with the two of them was being made, … Continue reading

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Pelerins du climat part 3

In the last of my pelerins posts I will reflect on a mixture of what we did in Paris, what we may have helped in a very small way to achieve, what I have learnt from the experience and what … Continue reading

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Pelerins du climat part 1

Being pelerins* or pilgrims is a long standing Christian tradition.  In the bible the closest thing I can think of is the passover, although other pilgrimages existed.  You might remember Jesus went missing on the way back from Jerusalem celebrating … Continue reading

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Flight Behaviour review

There are not many secular books that bring Christianity and climate change (amongst other things) together but “Flight Behaviour” by Barabara Kingsolver is one.  I recently came across  this book and thought it looked interesting.  In “Flight Behaviour” the chief … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week-wilderness

Theologically wilderness has always had a strong role in the bible.  From Exodus to Jesus’s 40 days in the desert its there.  As my Bible dictionary says of the Exodus period; “Theologically, the wilderness period became the dual symbol of … Continue reading

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“treeconomics” -trees are good for you

Urban trees are good for your health and wellbeing but could have unrecognised monetary value called “treeconomics” as well.  There are a number of factors which could contribute to treeconomics in urban areas.  The first is the effect on pollution.  … Continue reading

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A few thoughts about Autumn, the season of mellow fruitfulness

Autumn finished last week, its one of my favourite seasons.  I like the change in the colour of the leaves and more recently I have found I like the shortening days. Autumn  is a time to curl up round the wood-burner … Continue reading

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