Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert has produced a delightful 10 minute documentary on the ancient church forests of Ethiopia. Here is how he described his experience for the New York Times: I grew up attending churches surrounded by parking lots and populated by congregations that didn’t connect their spirituality to ecology. So […]
The WEA Creation Care Task Force is holding a webinar on Living the Change: Making Sustainable Lifestyle Choices for a Flourishing World on Jan. 17. The webinar will cover the purpose and goals of Living the Change, why it is a useful and important resource for responding to the climate […]
April 20, 2020 marks 50 years since the first Earth Day. That first event was primarily a US-focused awareness raising campaign that involved millions of people and thousands of schools, universities and communities across the nation. (Ed Brown was there! Were you? Tell us about it!) Earth Day 50 will […]
How cities develop over the next twenty to thirty years of rapid global urbanization, especially in Africa and Asia, will be critical to our global ecological future. For this reason the WEA Creation Care Task Force has engaged with UN-Habitat since 2013 and has sent delegations to Habitat III, the […]
Evangelicals using 20% clean energy by 2025 – we can do it! More about WEA’s Project 20.’25 here.
One of the most important things you can do to fight climate change according to Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, the WEA’s new Climate Ambassador, is to talk about it. For this reason one of Living the Change’s main programs is designed for you to host a meal and an encouraging conversation […]
The CCOP group at COP25 and Madrid spent an hour on video last night sharing their perspective and experiences. Hear their comments here.
Some years ago Lowell Bliss published a book on environmental missions with the subtitle “Planting Churches AND Trees”. Now it appears that a church planting effort in Tel Aviv, Israel, has taken that advice seriously. Well, not actually trees, but still. Here’s the story: Eli Birnbaum, a church planter with […]
Pearl Ganta, Lausanne Catalyst for Children at Risk, has reported using creation care strategies like tree planting in their outreach to children campaign called Apnao (meaning “embrace” or “adopt”). The campaign’s goal is “Family | Security | Childhood for EVERY Child”: Be a family to them Help them enjoy their childhood […]
Saturday 7 December a number of organizations will be cooperating to bring “Climate Change: COP25 and the Challenge for Our Churches” to the churches in the Madrid areas (and anyone else who would like to attend). This event is a wonderful example of partnership in the evangelical family for the […]