Have you ever dreamt wildly, felt like your dreams would not be reality but then had someone believe in you and say “Yes!” My journey with EcoFaith begins with “Yes!” Welcome to the Table! For the last four years, it
By Bill McKibben “Some Advance Notice: I’m Heading to Portland”
Dear Friends, We’re getting ready for our most ambitious venture yet, and I wanted to give you advance notice. Beginning Nov. 7th, I’ll be leading a roadshow around the country, 20 cities in 20 nights (with a few days for
Join us for the next “Organizing in the Biocommons” course beginning Sept. 28th (Solveig Nilsen-Goodin)
By Solveig Nilsen-Goodin My experience of participating in the Organizing in the Biocommons Course was like wandering in the wilderness: assumptions and frameworks constantly disintegrating and re-integrating as I struggled to understand the core of what is “wrong:” what is
Organizing in the Biocommons Course by Cecil Denney
From Cecil Denney (Member of the Lake Oswego United Methodist Church and Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good): I heard about the Organizing in the Biocommons class from a good friend, who knew a couple of the instructors and I wanted
By Turtle Farahat, EcoFaith Recovery Intern, 2012!
Hello, friends! Hard to believe that it’s already August! I spent the end of July in Oakland, California, and came home to Portland with renewed appreciation for the creativity and generosity that humans can offer one another. As you may
From Nathan Holst – one of our EcoFaith Interns!
I thought it fitting that I start writing my first blog post here, at Soda Peaks Lake, in the Gifford-Pinchot Wilderness. After hiking up 3 miles and 2,500 ft of altitude, I’m now surrounded by tall Doug Firs, two inspiring
What on Earth is “EcoFaith Recovery?!
In 2006, I was serving as pastor of Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer in Sacramento when I first wrote the words, “Hello. My name is, Robyn, and I am an addict.” I proceeded to describe my addiction to consumerism (for