Author Archive: creationjusticenetwork

Grateful

By Dr. David Wheeler. The “Huddled Masses Mobilization ” blog has posted a number of — shall we say — “snarky” contributions, including several by the present author.  And I mention this without apology.  We contributors are uniformly distressed by the coarseness and vulgarity of public discourse, the divisiveness and outright lying  radiating from the […]

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Suffering and Global Climate Change

By Dr. David Wheeler, written for Huddled Masses.   Katherine Hayhoe, a highly regarded and widely cited atmospheric science at Texas Tech University, is unusual in her field.  She is an evangelical Christian, the daughter of missionaries and the wife of a pastor.  As a scientist, she is deeply conversant with the empirical data supporting […]

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Fire

By Dr. David Wheeler, written for Huddled Masses. Through this past summer and early autumn, the west was on fire.  Just east of Portland, where we live, only an all out effort by firefighters saved the historic lodge at Multnomah Falls, an iconic spot in the awesome Columbia River Gorge, but the Eagle Creek fire which […]

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Moving with Life

“Look! A Baltimore Oriole!” My mom cries out summoning me over to the window. I dash over and see a glimpse of orange and black catch a ray of sun. The colors could be seen glowing as part of the green backdrop of the peach tree that was planted by other birds. Probably the ones […]

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Conflict and Climate Change

This article from Dr. David L. Wheeler, first appeared on the Huddled Masses Mobilization Network blog. It would be the most natural thing in the world, after the horrific events this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, for a Christ-follower yearning for the dawn of God’s Reign to add his or her voice to the chorus of […]

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A Statement In Support of the Paris Agreement

Washington—We, the members of the Creation Justice Network of the American Baptist Churches, USA, are deeply saddened by President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement and to no longer contribute to the Green Climate Fund. The Paris Agreement calls on countries to set voluntary reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, a […]

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Christian Faith and Earth Day

This article by Dr. David L. Wheeler first appeared in the FBC Portland newsletter and was published in Baptist Peacemaker 37-2, Spring 2017. Baptist Peace Fellowship ED LeDayne Polaski has given her permission for it to be shared here.                                CHRISTIAN […]

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