Tag Archives: Consumerism

Thanksgiving Day In America – 2017

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

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Ode to a Turkey

A tragedy happened tonight.  There weren’t any reporters on the scene.  The incident did not draw attention from the masses.  In fact, it may have been a tragedy that did not stir the heart of the driver or human witnesses … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late For a New Year’s Resolution!

This spring, we have been bringing to you a series called “An Enemy Has Done This” and will continue to write about ways Satan sabotages and takes hostage God’s revelation through what he has created, dividing and conquering mankind on … Continue reading

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An Enemy Has Done This – Part One

I work for a county probation department in the United States. I noticed a co-worker had dropped a piece of her garment, a flower ensemble made of feathers. It was pretty. Yet as an animal advocate, I get concerned whenever … Continue reading

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“The Whole Creation Has Been Groaning In Labour Pains” (Romans 8)

So much of what Jesus taught related to humanity’s obsession with wealth, possessions and power. Everything becomes a commodity and even God’s creatures are treated as such, as though they only exist for our convenience. But in Psalm 50, God’s … Continue reading

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November 26, 2015 ~ America’s Thanksgiving Day Holiday

During this Thanksgiving Holiday, what are you thankful for?  Even if you are not from America, celebrate this day with us!  Let’s all give pause to stop – and think about what is really important in life.  The answers will … Continue reading

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First Time – Freedom From Tyranny

I can imagine one day when Jesus comes, and all is fully redeemed.  The animals cages are opened and they all come out for the first time….the factory farms, fur farms, vivisection labs, circus’ and zoos all close down….the animals … Continue reading

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The Importance of Prayer, Part Two

Two weeks ago, we were studying from the book of Daniel, chapter 9, discussing his famous prayer and how we might apply it in today’s circumstances surrounding animal welfare. In Part One, we ended with Daniel asking the Lord: O … Continue reading

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“The March Around Jericho” – Bringing the Mountains of Animal Exploitation Down

The Story of Jericho: Article Bible Reading:  Joshua 5:13-6:27 I’ve been fasting and praying once a week, and last week, I had this vision of God’s people holding hands around the world and praying for the “walls of Jericho (for … Continue reading

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Matters of the Heart – Mercy and Compassion

Last summer, I did some volunteering for The Humane Society of the United States Faith Outreach Program.  They have a wonderful program!  You can find out more about it here.  If you would like to get more involved in faith … Continue reading

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Going Through Samaria

Last week in the post “Into Samaria,” we left off with Jesus and the Samaritan woman conversing at the well near the town of Sychar.  She had just told this no ordinary Jewish man that she knew the Messiah would … Continue reading

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Turning our Clanging Cymbals Into Christ-Like Love

“The heavens declare the glory of God;     the skies proclaim the work of his hands.  Day after day they pour forth speech;     night after night they reveal knowledge.  They have no speech, they use no words;     no sound is heard … Continue reading

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“God’s Doctrine” Includes All Creation

I thought Absolute Truth and Violence a great post, as posts on the ReKnew.org blog generally are. Greg Boyd is a great teacher; he is also a vegetarian. I’ve heard him teach some pretty powerful sermons, a couple of which … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare and The Animal Kingdom, Part Three

Before the following scripture passage on love, Paul is instructing the Colossian church that since their earthly nature “died” in Christ, they are to set their minds on things above and “put to death” (stop doing, annihilate) what belongs to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare and the Animal Kingdom, Part Two

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.  Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” (Proverbs 31:8-9)   Spiritual Warfare has been chosen as the … Continue reading

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