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Elaine Enns & Ched Myers teaching at Ghost Ranch retreat on watershed discipleship June 24-30

Join Elaine Enns and Ched Myers at Ghost Ranch June 24-30 for a retreat called “Signs of the Times — Watershed Discipleship and Restorative Justice: Mapping Bloodlines, Landlines, and Songlines.” Ghost Ranch is a beautiful education and retreat center in New Mexico, an excellent…

Grounding: Ecology, Faith, Hope conference in Ontario, May 25-26

Watershed discipleship artist and theologian Bob Haverluck will be the artist-in-residence and keynote speaker at the upcoming conference Grounding: Ecology, Faith, Hope in Bracebridge, Ontario May 25-26, 2018, at Bracebridge United Church. All are invited to attend. This conference follows the Muskoka Summit on the…

Reflection on the Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute 2018

Editor’s Note: Luke Winslow attended the Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute in January, entitled “Digging In: Heels, Histories, Hearts.” You can read other reflections from the Institute here. by Luke Winslow Guest Contributor It felt like the Puget Sound hadn’t seen the sun since November. It…

Watershed Discipleship topic of Baptist Alliance in April 2018

Those in or near the area of Dayton, Ohio may be interested in joining the Baptist Alliance annual conference this year, focused around the theme “Earth: Beloved Community” (April 26-29, 2018).

‘A Seat at What Table?’

Vice Moderator of Presbyterians For Earth Care, Sue Smith, challenges the church’s position when it comes to investment and climate change. In a recent reflection called “A Seat at What Table?” she writes:

Challenging a Theology of Waste, or “On Dealing with Our Crap,” part 2

by Sarah Thompson and Cherice Bock In a recent post, Sarah Thompson shared about her understanding of the theology of waste that grips much of the church in the United States: a theology that sees this world, its people, and its resources as disposable,…

Watershed Snapshots

We want to get to know one another’s watersheds and the watershed discipleship work people are doing in their regions. We would love to hear from you! A new series called “watershed snapshots” will appear on this blog in coming months and you are…

A Sermon, A Poem, A Prayer? To Speak as Water

By Lydia Wylie-Kellermann Preached at Day House Detroit Catholic Worker, February 18, 2018 Originally posted on the Radical Discipleship blog Genesis 9:8-15 1Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:12-15 Who am I? I am fierce and gentle. I am life and death. I am ancient and new. I…

Challenging a Theology of Waste, or “On Dealing with Our Crap,” part 1

by Sarah Thompson and Cherice Bock Sarah Thompson contributed an excellent chapter to Watershed Discipleship: Reinhabiting Bioregional Faith & Practice entitled, “An Ecological Beloved Community: An Interview with Na’Taki Osborne Jelks of the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance.” I loved reading their thoughts and conversation…

Trickle Up: U.S. Housing and the Biblical Call to Redistribution of Wealth

by Sam Greenlee Guest Contributor A couple of years ago, when we were trying to find a home to buy, we hoped to purchase a fixer-upper that would require us to take on less debt. There were plenty available, or so it seemed. Time…