In the lastest edition of Lausanne's online magazine, Lausanne Global Analysis, Dr. Ed Brown--co-leader of the Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network--shares his perspective on the Paris climate change agreement and some of its implications for the evangelical church around the world. Click this link.
Hear Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, the WEA's General Secretary from 2005-2014, speak at the US National Cathedral September 24, 2015 on creation care. The occasion was an event focused on Pope Francis' visit to the US, creation care, and climate change. Click his link.
The World Evangelical Alliance's (WEA) Creation Care Task Force together with the Lausanne Creation Care Network, Tearfund, A Rocha International, and many other evangelical organizations were present at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21), to raise an evangelical voice on the issue of creation care. Below is a joint statement [...]
The WEA's Secretary General, Bsp. Efraim Tendero, has returned home after making an impression at COP21. We are grateful for his commitment to the full gospel of Christ, which includes care of creation, and for coming to Paris to lend his leadership on this global issue. Read more about his reflections on COP21 at this link [...]
During the two weeks of COP21 in Paris the WEA CCTF will post daily prayer requests on its Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/weacreationcare. There is a 24/7 prayer room set up for those who would like to commit to pray for 1 hour during the climate talks: http://www.247prayer.com/signup/d7ff49. The following hashtags are being used at Paris climate talks [...]
Monday, Nov. 30: God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. Genesis1:31 "Love your neighbour as yourself." Love does no harm to a neighbour. Romans 13:9-10 Father God, on this day as many world leaders are expected to attend the Paris climate talks, please will you work in their discussions, [...]
This December the global evangelical creation care community will be gathering in Paris for the UN's climate negitiations, otherwise known as COP21. Activites have been planned by the French Evangelical Alliance and a consortium of groups, including a one-day conference on climate change on Saturday, Dec. 5th at which the WEA's Secretary General, Bsp. Efraim Tendero, [...]
The General Superintendent of the US Wesleyan Church, Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, was unable to attend the Call to Action for Christian Leaders: Preparing and Responding to Natural Disasters, however, she prepared some very encouraging remarks about what the Wesleyan Church is doing in this area that were read by her colleague, David Johnson. She wrote: . [...]
The director of the CCTF, Dr. Chris Elisara, led a workshop today at Micah Global's Triennal Consultation on the future of urbanism. Here's a list of some of the resources he recommended on this issue: Books: The Space Between: A Christian Engagement with the Built Environment (2012) by Eric O. Jacobsen. Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architecture, [...]