A New Call to Conscience: How The Teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. Call Us to Reclaim Our Interconnectedness and Challenge Us to Fight for Outdoor Equity and Opportunity

By Rev. Andrew Black  “All I’m saying is simply this: that all life is interrelated, that somehow we’re caught in an inescapable network of mutuality tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. For some strange reason, I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be.

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Hiking

By: Ruby Gene Topple Hello! I’m a shoe, a hiking shoe to be exact. The giant who wears me says that my twin shoe and I are her favorite. She wears me everywhere, so much, it’s too many to count. I have so many precious memories, good and bad, you know… I think I’ll tell you a story now! Should

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Insult to Injury: A Shameful Display of Callousness Around Chaco Canyon

By: Rev. Andrew BlackMany have wondered what lengths the Trump administration would go to in its quest to turn our public lands over to oil and gas drilling – satisfying its so-called energy dominance agenda. It seems we have an answer: despite the fact that the Navajo Nation and many tribal communities have been disproportionately hit harder by the COVID-19

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Creation and Environmental Stewardship

Tony Arnold Go outside and spend some time observing.  Go for a walk in the park.  Go down to the creek or river or lake.  Go up to the mountains, into the forest, across the grasslands, out to the beaches and oceans.  What do you see?  How many different plants and trees?  Are any of the flowers glorious?  Are any of the butterflies, bees, dragonflies, or birds

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The Environment and My Journey of Faith

By Tony Arnold Our study of the Neighborhood Church book as prompted me to offer to share a little about how I live out my faith in the world outside of Sunday mornings at John Knox – and what I see as some of the important issues that the church as the worldwide body of Jesus Christ is wrestling with

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Use the Land With Love and Respect

As a child who fished, camped and hiked all over the Land of Enchantment, I learned early on that there’s nothing more awe-inspiring than watching a herd of elk cross the Valles Caldera or bighorn sheep scale the rugged cliffs of the Rio Grande Gorge or pronghorn bound across the plains.