But Grant will add to the model by integrating Carver’s life in a curriculum aimed as regenerating souls too. “Our souls have been ravaged the last two years, so we will do soil work and soul work,” said Grant. “Everyone is experiencing trauma and seeing it in the pandemic. Carver’s life shows us how one engages in a lifelong journey to fulfill one’s God-given potential” despite trauma.
With their 2022 release of Climate Vigil Songs, The Porter’s Gate made a significant contribution to a slowly changing trend in the content of worship songs.
In her second devotional book, Gayle Boss continues to draw from nature to invite us into the themes of a church season, this time Lent.
Author Gayle Boss gifts us with 25 devotionals that draw on the lives of animals to call us into patient waiting and quiet preparation for the arrival of Jesus. She writes, “The animals show us in twenty-five different ways the deep mystery and abiding truth at the heart of the Christ story: The dark is not an end, but the way a new beginning comes.”
Faith and science was one of the major themes of the Anglican Communion’s 2022 Lambeth Conference. In preparation for the meeting, the church produced videos with bishops from around the world as well as a few scientists. Viewable as one 55-minute film or in 5 shorter parts, the videos engage the question “Why Should the Church Care about Science?”.
This 2021 book, John Stott on Creation Care, compiles his writings on the subject, allowing us to learn more about his commitment to loving our future neighbors (and our present ones) through our concern for creation.