Plundering Our Planet: A Lament for the past and hope for redemption
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Plundering Our Planet: A Lament for the past and hope for redemption

By Rev. Michelle Carroll, Associate Pastor of Missions, First Baptist Church on St. Clair, Frankfort, KY Over the next few weeks, officials from 197 nations around the world are gathering in Egypt for COP27. This is the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), founded in … Continue reading

How Your Congregation Can Practice Creation Care & Combat Climate Change
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How Your Congregation Can Practice Creation Care & Combat Climate Change

By Chris West Dr. Donald Colliver’s interest in climate science began during his college years while working with a local electric cooperative where he met people struggling financially. During that time, he realized, ”that energy was a major expenditure and oftentimes wastefully used,” which sparked his interest in energy conservation and renewable alternatives. Today, Don … Continue reading

Environmental Racism and Classism: A CBF Podcast Conversation
Assembly 2020 / creation care / Podcast

Environmental Racism and Classism: A CBF Podcast Conversation

By Andy Hale Of the many things that congregations are considering as they exist in 2020, is not only the COVID-19 Crisis and the ever-present plague of racism within America, but how the faith community relates to the environment around them. Environmental stewardship is not limited to how we specifically care for the world’s ecosystem. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tending to Eden, by Scott Sabin

In Tending to Eden: Environmental Stewardship for God’s People, Scott Sabin outlines the story of Plant with Purpose (PWP), a Christian non-profit agency seeking to resolve issues of poverty and environmental degradation, while emphasizing the important of environmental stewardship for Christians. As director of PWP, Sabin describes his discovery of the close connection between the … Continue reading