Post tagged with stewardship
January 28th, 201502:33 PM ETEmbarrassing as it is to admit: I cry a lot. Raised in Texas in a time and culture where men did not shed tears, not publicly, I nonetheless find myself shedding more and more of them. Some are tears of joy. Those welling up now as I listen to songs about creation and Creator by Nashville artists I’m glad to call friends. Those I blink back eve...
March 21st, 201205:02 PM ETby Tom Rowley, Executive Director A Rocha USA In cities and towns across the United States, Christian faith is hard at work—well beyond the stained glass and steeples. It may not be obvious. But it's there. It's there in healthcare, housing and education. It's present in programs for the hungry, the addict and the abused. It's even in the gym. A...
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Around the world, people are starving, forests are dwindling and species are going extinct--in part because we have ignored and at times distorted the call to steward the earth. On top of that, an unbelieving world is watching to see what, if anything, Christians will do to care for the planet and the people we claim God created. We have often failed to live out what we say we believe. The ecological crisis, then, is actually a church crisis. And the size, wealth and global influence of the American church give it the unique ability to help lead a response to this crisis.
- A Rocha USA Bird by Bird birding birds Bookless Deuteronomy dominion election endangered species Eugene Peterson From Smallest Seed Genesis Gerard Manley Hopkins hope Kathleen Dean Moore Left Behind mandate moral integrity Planetwise Protest of beauty Rachel Carson Revelation; end times Schubert Theodore Roosevelt Tom Wright World Conservation Congress