Articles in Issues

The Killing of Environmental Activists

Joe Cook is the MCCN creation care liaison at San Antonio Mennonite Church, San Antonio, TX. He recently wrote an article and shared links about environmental martyrs such as Berta Caceres and Sister Dorothy Stang. The former opposed a dam in Honduras and the latter logging in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil.

Other topics Joe has pursued recently on his blog on San Antonio Mennonite’s site include the future of the coal industry and environmental refugees.

On Race and Environment:

“Our Reality Determines the Focus and Level of Our Activism”

Lawrence Jennings of Infinity Mennonite Church in Harlem, New York City, is a leader at GreenFaith and a member of MCCN. He works closely with faith communities and inner city and “frontline” groups that often are overlooked or excluded. Read his piece on the relationship between environmental justice issues, social justice and civil rights.

For in [Christ] all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.

Colossians 1:19 - 20