On Gardening

Disclaimer: I’m no gardener. In fact, I don’t remember the last time I tried to keep a plant alive, and I certainly don’t own any myself. But I recently stumbled across an argument that suggested we, as Christians, should take part in gardening. It deserved a bit of a reflection.

As I was grading some students’ papers, I came across one (which happened to be a persuasive speech) that suggested that one tangible way to live out our creation mandate is to become gardeners. The author’s argument went something like this: Continue reading On Gardening