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While the US consumes over 300 billion gallons of water daily, about 800 children worldwide die due to lack of water. Access to clean water is a crisis with life-threatening consequences. You can be part of the solution. […] Read More

We have grown accustomed to thinking that clean water provision is simply a matter of access, distribution or technology, but the reality of climate change has changed the game. More than ever, water is becoming a double-edged sword. […] Read More

Water is fascinating. And when you have patience to listen to the water, it speaks to you. Yet water is not only a source of an aesthetic or even a spiritual experience for nature lovers. Water brings life. […] Read More

Finland, “the land of a thousand lakes,” welcomed the delegates of the 11th assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) who gathered in the Sofia Cultural Centre in Helsinki from June 11-15. The ECEN assembly meets every second year, offering an ecumenical platform for sharing and strengthening cooperation among representatives from different churches in […] Read More

The impact of climate change on global water cycles will continue to have a negative impact on all aspects of life, according to a World Bank report. “Growing populations, rising incomes and expanding cities will converge upon a world where the demand for water rises exponentially, while supply becomes more erratic and uncertain,” the report […] Read More

Water is essential to biotic existence, and it is not a value-free substance, even as the availability of fresh, clean water is often taken for granted in the United States. In other parts of the world, billions of people lack potable water; their lives are constrained by its absence. Fresh water is also a necessary […] Read More

A sermon by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ar. March 23, 2014 Third Sunday in Lent Exodus 17:1-7; John 4:7-15 If you were here last week, you may recall that we talked about Jesus’ nighttime conversation with Nicodemus, the esteemed Pharisee and member of the Sanhedrin. While Nicodemus began the conversation, […] Read More

Living Water

A sermon by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va. March 23, 2014. John 3:4:5-42  Water.  Alongside oxygen and food, water is one of the three things essential to sustain life.  The other day, I saw a Youtube video called “What if you stopped drinking water?”[1]  Here’s what I learned.  Did you know that […] Read More

Baptized in Love

A sermon by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston Salem, N.C . January 13, 2013  Isaiah 43:1-7; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 There is a world of difference between believing in God’s love and experiencing God’s love.  The most famous verse in the bible—John 3:16—says plainly that the reason God gave us Jesus was because God […] Read More

When The Party Goes Bad

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on January 20, 2013. Isaiah 62:1-5; John 2:1-11 I’m not sure which football coach said it, but he wasn’t enamored of the passing game. He was the old-fashioned kind who wanted to pound the other team with a bruising running game […] Read More