It All Fits Together

The problems caused by Icelandic volcanic activity are a potent reminder that we aren’t in control of everything after all and that everything is interconnected.

Environmentalists like to use such instances to show the interconnectedness of the whole earth, but Christians can do them one better. Our worldview teaches that more than just the earth is connected: our behavior on all levels has an effect on those around us, and what we say and do can have eternal ramifications.

So let’s remember that the next time we feel like exploding like one of Iceland’s volcanoes. Because once the lava flows, it’s hard to put it back in the volcano…


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