God has big plans for the environment – and they include us. On the Jewish feast of Pentecost Christians believe that God’s Spirit came down upon Jesus’ followers to empower them to bring to fruition God’s ecological intervention. What does God have in mind and what does the Holy Spirit have to do with it?
On that Pentecost feast long ago the disciples experienced the coming of the Spirit as a strong wind and tongues of flame. This past Pentecost morning last Sunday I awoke to a strong wind that shook the house where I was visiting. Continue reading “The Holy Spirit, Pentecost, and a New Heaven and Earth”