Building Bridges to Hope

Building Bridges to Hope

By Matt Russell Nobody got everything they wanted. That is an important truth about the 2020 elections. Voting is over, except in Georgia for two Senate runoffs. Elections are mostly resolved, except in a few places like Iowa’s second congressional district. And we...
Planting a Hopeful Harvest

Planting a Hopeful Harvest

We’re harvesting garlic at the farm. We save seed when we harvest in the summer to plant in the fall. We trust it will grow and that the harvest the following summer will be abundant. The act of planting garlic is to believe  that in creation there is enough. Most of...
Iowans Grow a Community of Faith-based Clean Energy

Iowans Grow a Community of Faith-based Clean Energy

Perry Klein asks a simple question. “How can you be faithful to your kids to conserve the environment?” He and his wife Ann made a big investment in answering that question. This spring they installed a solar array on their garage. The catalyst for the investment was...
Announcing Iowa IPL’s new Associate Director

Announcing Iowa IPL’s new Associate Director

At Iowa Interfaith Power & Light, we see the world with a vision of abundance rather than scarcity. An important aspect to embracing abundance is trusting that together we can do more than we expect. We can accomplish more than we think is possible. In a spirit of...
A Prayer for Iowa Legislators

A Prayer for Iowa Legislators

As the Iowa Legislature returns to work today, Iowans struggle with the worst economic downturn since the great depression, a global pandemic fueling inequality, and environmental challenges that are culminating in a climate crisis. And now a national movement to...