I believe that good farming, like good teaching, is long-term activism. Farming and teaching are both optimistic vocations: they assume not only that there can be a future for humans on this planet, but that there should be and that our work can make that future world better.
Christmas is an invitation to grow closer to God as we grow closer to the land.
We grew the garden and the garden grew us—we were met with abundance at every turn.
At Headwaters, we brought together a handful of young emerging church leaders. We learned that the next generation of church will not happen as we stay within the particular bounds of our history.
How might a church that focuses on serving local food and connecting people with the earth also use dinner worship to have conversations about hunger and issues of food access?