Articles tagged with Environmental Issues

Film:

Green Gold

This 48-minute documentary features the work of filmmaker and ecologist John D. Liu. Green Gold argues that it is possible to rehabilitate degraded ecosystems on a large scale and explains how. The film includes both chilling panoramas showing how centuries of overgrazing and agriculture can denude an area and also hopeful stories of recovery.

The Killing of Environmental Activists

Joe Cook is the MCCN creation care liaison at San Antonio Mennonite Church, San Antonio, TX. He recently wrote an article and shared links about environmental martyrs such as Berta Caceres and Sister Dorothy Stang. The former opposed a dam in Honduras and the latter logging in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil.

Other topics Joe has pursued recently on his blog on San Antonio Mennonite’s site include the future of the coal industry and environmental refugees.

On Race and Environment:

“Our Reality Determines the Focus and Level of Our Activism”

Lawrence Jennings of Infinity Mennonite Church in Harlem, New York City, is a leader at GreenFaith and a member of MCCN. He works closely with faith communities and inner city and “frontline” groups that often are overlooked or excluded. Read his piece on the relationship between environmental justice issues, social justice and civil rights.

Vignettes

Rooted and Grounded Conference, 2017

Scholars, pastors and creation care practitioners gathered at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary April 20 to 22 for Rooted and Grounded: A Conference on Land and…

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For in [Christ] all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.

Colossians 1:19 - 20