Topic: creation

Season of Creation: Humanity

September 13, 2021
We claim that human beings are created in the image of God, which should humble us and bring a sense of awe. There are so many and various ways that…

Season of Creation: The Earth

September 7, 2021
Until we find something else, this planet is all we have. For our own sake and the sake of future generations, it is our obligation to care for it. In…
Young woman practicing breathing in a yoga position.

The Air

September 21, 2020
Wind (air) is a metaphor for the Holy Spirit, a life-giving presence that moves within, among, and around us. 
A hand grasping loose soil.

The Land

September 14, 2020
The first man is named Adam to emphasize humanity’s connection to the land and to the earth, adamah.
Photo of a single older tree with limbs reaching to the sky.

The Forest

September 7, 2020
Humanity is created in community with creation; when God’s creation suffers, we suffer too. Trees are the lungs of creation, making it possible for us to breathe.
Person looking at the nigh sky filled with stars

The Chaos of Creative Disruption

June 8, 2020
Imagine the chaos & angst of God in creating a creature who can think, do, and say "no" to God. Then, in Matthew we perhaps find a new creation story…
Photo of river flowing past a rock and a tree.

On the Pulse of the Morning

January 21, 2020
Our connectedness to God, to the earth, and to one another, is a source of hope and assurance. It's what we seek as we head toward the horizon.