Advent is a spiritual season of waiting. While we wait our longings for God’s shalom--that is for all things wrong and broken in us, our relationships, and the wider world are made right and working again as God intended--grow stronger and stronger. Simultaneously, so does our desire to see God’s arrival in Christ because that [...]
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The WEA has launched a new sustainability center in Bonn, Germany, that will work closely with the WEA Creation Care Tase Force. To learn more go to this press release.
The WEA Creation Care Task Force is co-hosting a webinar with the WEA Sustainability Center on on Feb., 19 at 1-2 pm CET exploring the relevance for Christians of the forthcoming 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya (March 11-15, 2019). For more information and to register for the webinar go to this link: http://www.weacreationcare.org/…/Webinar-UNEA-Environment-A…
Living the Change, a campaign aimed at helping evangelicals make sustainable lifestyle commitments in one of three high impact areas--diet, transportation, and energy, was launched today with the release of its website. To learn more about faith-consistent sustainable lifestyles, and how to make a Living the Change commitment, go to this link.
Living the Change will be attending the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco Sept. 12-14, 2018. It will be our first occasion to present Living the Change commitments and stories to world leaders and decision makers. A commitment tool will be available soon for you to make and record your commitment. To learn more go to [...]
During the week of Oct. 7-24 we will hold Living the Change's first Global Week, which is a week of a hundred or more locally hosted events organized to celebrate and promote Living the Change all around the world. This will be a joyous occasion to come together and celebrate the changes we're [...]
The Renew Our World campaign* has a worship song debuting soon, and when it does Living the Change will be a suggested action option for people who want to put their faith in practice. The words of the chorus written by Dawn Faith, a South African musician, author, and television personality, [...]
Kyle Meyaard-Schaap, the U.S. National Organizer & Spokesperson for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action (YECA), shares his sustainable lifestyle commitment story. The central motivation for Kyle's sustainable lifestyle choices is a desire to be a faithful disciple of Christ, and the truth of reconciliation and restoration in the gospel. Watch [...]
Today we are releasing The Gospel and the Future of Cities: A Call to Action statement at UN-Habitat's 9th World Urban Forum (www.wuf9.org) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where we have been attending and participating. As witnesses to the enormous spiritual, social, economic, and environmental challenges posed by today’s rapidly urbanizing world, where the world’s population currently [...]
It's been a very busy fall not only leading the Urban Shalom Forum and the historic UN-Habitat Faith-Based Urban Shalom Forum, but also representing evangelicals at the Faith in Finance meeting in Zug, Switzerland in early Nov. The purpose of the meeting was to work on proactive faith-consistent ways and means evangelicals can invest in [...]