Posts Categorized: Books

Building the Good Life for All, new book available

Building the Good Life for All: Transforming Income Inequality in Our Communities By Shannon Jung   We hear a lot about the gap between the economically secure and those just getting by.  What we wonder is “How can we transform the income gap in our communities?” We know that this is the sort of neighborliness… Read more »

Riding the Blue Marble, new book available

Riding the Blue Marble by Dave Wasserman   The book is an illustrated meditation on faith, science and hope and it relates to Wasserman’s volunteering around a new resource from NOAA  called Science on a Sphere.  The sphere displays images of earth and its various systems, using data from our satellites and mathematical projections about climate… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: Westminster Presbyterian Church Eugene, OR

Westminster Presbyterian Church gets active! Westminster Presbyterian Church in Eugene, Oregon has taken significant strides to educate one another about the world around us. They are having a summer promotion of walking to church (instead of driving automobiles), and they have also started a nine-week program on Sundays called, “Walk to Bethlehem” with environmental education… Read more »

Study Guide Available for “Year of Plenty”

Rev. Craig Goodwin emailed me recently to let me know that a study guide is now available for his book Year of Plenty, which reflects on his family’s year of sustainable Christian living.  The study guide was developed by Millwood Community Presbyterian Church’s small group ministry.   Read my earlier blog post on Year of Plenty to… Read more »

“Year of Plenty”

Rev. Craig Goodwin, a pastor at Millwood Community Presbyterian Church in Millwood, Washington asked if I might be interested in reading his new book Year of Plenty and mailed me a copy earlier this year. It is always exciting to…

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Living Downstream

Earlier this week I mentioned one of the presentations that inspired me at Ecumenical Advocacy Days. I also wanted to highlight the documentary Living Downstream, which was shown as a part of the Eco-Justice Track at the conference. Watch the…

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Living Simply

Sometimes I catch myself staring at the starry sky on my way from the car to the house, and I think “When was the last time I stopped to take in the wonders of nature?” Living in the city and…

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Peacemaking Advent Devotions

The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program has produced Proclaiming the Good News of God’s Peace: Advent Devotions 2010. This booklet contains daily devotions for the season of Advent that focus on Peacemaking. The devotion for December 6th focuses on the fullness of…

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The Dynamic Great Lakes

I was recently contacted by Barbara Spring, a Presbyterian from Grand Haven, Michigan. She wrote to let me know about her book, The Dynamic Great Lakes, which gives a history of the Great Lakes, and an overview of ecological issues…

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