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Q&A: The church’s role in restoring creation

Fred Bahnson is co-author of Making Peace with the Land: God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation (InterVarsity Press, 2012). In 2005 Mr. Bahnson co-founded Anathoth Community Garden, a ministry of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church in Cedar Grove, N.C., which he directed until 2009. He now speaks and writes full time about the intersection of […]

Rethink church food, experts say – and hold the fried chicken

All-you-can-eat fried chicken, mashed potatoes, cheese grits, macaroni and cheese, biscuits and a table arrayed with cakes, pies and Jello. It’s a menu familiar to many United Methodists, especially those in the South. Church folks love to eat together, and they usually don’t eat healthy food. But now, Dr. Scott Morris says, it’s time to […]