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I’m fasting and praying for miracles throughout Advent/Christmas, and sharing excerpts from the Shepherding All God’s Creatures prayer event. If you’d like to join, or need prayer, let me know and I’ll lift you up every day. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A glimpse … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again when America celebrates the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. Wherever you are celebrating this day, make it a humane celebration especially when it comes to what we put on our plates! We are reposting an article … Continue reading
The pain experienced by humans and animals as a result of war should never be forgotten. WWI, in which 10 million soldiers died, also resulted in the deaths of 8 million military horses and over 8 million other animals.
“In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and you listened to my cry.
We started our prayer event by looking at James 5:16b and discussing what is meant by a righteous person and effectual prayer. Now we’ll discuss our study of the other part of James 5:16: “Confess your sins to one another … Continue reading
In the first blog post of this ‘praying effectively’ series – based on our corresponding prayer event – we discussed James 5:16 and what it means to be a righteous person. Now, let’s examine our prayers themselves. Based on the … Continue reading
We’d love to hear from you throughout this blog series as we discuss how to pray effectively for the animals!  Of course, we also strive to partner with God in speaking and working toward their liberation from suffering. But … Continue reading
“In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.” Dag Hammarskjöld (Introduction written by Kathy Dunn) We live in a world that is plagued by duality. We can see signs of the beautiful and magnificent, … Continue reading
This week, we share with the Shepherding All God’s Creature’s audience an article by Timothy James Verret, Faith Outreach Volunteer for The Humane Society of the United States. Timothy is a guest writer – we welcome him as a contributor on … Continue reading
We ended (Part Two) on the Predatory World with the thought that Jesus tells His followers that He Himself would become the instrument of healing for the world as He is lifted up as a symbol of evil – on … Continue reading
We ended (Part One) on Creation with Greg Boyd’s suggestion that, whether you believe in the Young Earth Theory; or in Evolution; or in some other view; the important thing that we all can agree on is simply the fact … Continue reading
Many people, animal welfarists particularly, have turned away from Christian churches, because they believe them to be insensitive to the needs of Creation. In Christ all things are created and in Him all things are to be redeemed, but humankind, … Continue reading
The second extreme view of faith, which is focused on works alone, often leads to legalism and self-reliance, with resulting self-righteousness. It can distract from the importance of what Jesus did on the cross, and from Him as the way, the truth, … Continue reading
For those who have not read Part One The first extreme view of faith, which is focused on beliefs alone and is common in American evangelicalism, often leads to the perception that doubt is bad. One verse that has contributed to this … Continue reading
There are so many people who, as a result of this fallen world, don’t have loving family members. Today in the U.S. it is Father’s Day, and some of you reading may be missing your dads, or depressed that you … Continue reading