Why should New Age trends and philosophies shape the ecological agenda? Loren and Mary Ruth Wilkinson believe that it?s time Christian families took a biblical position on environmental issues. In this wonderfully creative and practical book, they offer more than a hundred simple things you and your family can do to make God?s earth a better place in which to live. But more than this, they show you how to celebrate God?s rncreation through the seasons of the year.rnIf you have wanted to get involved in environmentalism but felt overwhelmed or confused by the philosophies shaping the ecological movement, here is a book to help you sort through the confusion. It offers biblically-based answers and practical ideas that will not only help the environment but will enrich your life. rnrnIn Caring for Creation in Your Own Backyard, you will discover a host of smart and simple things to do at home with your children, neighbours, and community. Learn how to:rnrn ?Shop for a better worldrn ?Make creative and ecological meals that everyone enjoysrn ?Save money and energy through recycling and re-usingrn ?Support businesses that care for creation?and much more!rnrnLoren and Mary Ruth Wilkinson have worked in both city and rncountryside putting principles of caring for creation to work. They live on Hunterston Farm, Galiano Island, British Columbia. Loren is Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Philosophy at Regent rnCollege. He is editor of Earthkeeping: Christian Stewardship of Creation. Mary Ruth teaches as a sessional lecturer at Regent College.