Greetings! “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers—all things have been created through him and for him. He himself is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” - Colossians 1:15-17 What does our Christian faith tell us about the climate crisis? Norman Wirzba offers helpful insights about the co
Greetings! “Then God said, ‘Let the earth put forth vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees of every kind on earth that bear fruit with the seed in it.’ And it was so…. And God said, ‘Let the earth bring forth living creatures of every kind: cattle and creeping things and wild animals of the earth of every kind.’ And it was so…. And God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1 is a beautiful poem about the creation of the earth and all that lives here. The poem describes G
Greetings! “We must always give thanks to God for you, brothers and sisters, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of everyone of you for one another is increasing.” - 2 Thessalonians 1:3 In his Thanksgiving message, the Moderator of the 2021 General Assembly shared about learning the Indigenous word “Miigwetch.” The closest English translation is “thank you”, but that doesn’t quite capture the meaning of this word.
In Ojibwe culture, people
Greetings! “You cause the grass to grow for the cattle, and plants for people to cultivate,
to bring forth food from the earth, and wine to gladden the human heart,
oil to make the face shine, and bread to strengthen the human heart.” - Psalm 104:14-15 As the leaves turn yellow, orange, and red, the change reminds us that our harvest season is here. I went to an orchard over the weekend where they were picking and pressing apples. Fruit hung from the boughs of trees,