Living the Change2018-09-09T19:07:38+00:00

What can you personally do as Christian when you know from the study of scripture that God calls us to care for His gift of creation?

When the driving forces behind ecological destruction and climate change are so big they feel completely beyond our control and ability to make any difference whatsoever, what do you do?

What practical things can you do to respond to calls to action to care for creation like the one below from the Lausanne Movement, World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), Micah Global, Tearfund, A Rocha, etc.?

Love for God, our neighbors and the wider creation, as well as our passion for justice, compel us to “urgent and prophetic ecological responsibility” . . . [thus we] call on the global evangelical community to take steps, personally and collectively, to live within the proper boundaries of God’s good gift in creation, to engage further in its restoration and conservation, and to equitably share its bounty with each other.

The Gospel and Care of Creation: Call to Action (2012)

CHOOSE FAITH-CONSISTENT SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES

Living the Change doesn’t have all the answers to these questions, but encouraging and equipping the Christian community to step out and make personal sustainable lifestyle commitments motivated from a heart of faithful discipleship, is part of the solution. While looking squarely in the face of overwhelming ecological problems, making personal faith-consistent lifestyle choices is something each one of us has the power to do in little ways, and sometimes in big ways. This is especially true if sustainable living choices are made in one of Living the Change’s three high impact lifestyle areas–diet, transportation, and energy.  To learn more about our three high impact lifestyle areas click this link.

TOGETHER WE MAKE LARGE COLLECTIVE IMPACT

It is also true that if millions of Christians made faith-consistent sustainable lifestyle commitments we would make a big positive collective impact on creation, the climate, and the wellbeing of our neighbors, especially those suffering under poverty who are hurt the most from the effects of climate change and polluted ecosystems.

So that’s what Living the Change is all about, encouraging and equipping evangelical Christians to make faith-consistent sustainable lifestyle choices for a flourishing world. We’re glad you’ve found us, and we invite you to explore the rest of these webpages and to make your own Living the Change sustainable lifestyle commitment.
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