Saturday, July 14, 2012

The Surprising Evangelical Consensus on Climate

Reposting from the blog "Clothesline Report" (H/T Byron Smith for this link):

"A growing chorus of evangelical leaders is calling Christians and churches today to deal seriously with creation care. Their core message is that caring for God’s world is an essential element of allegiance to Christ, the author and heir of creation; and that the world’s poor suffer the most from environmental degradation and climate change. As such, they tell us that caring for the earth is essential to loving both the Creator and our neighbors who depend on creation’s bounty.

Many Christians will be surprised at this, because of the prevailing assumption that creation care and climate change are controversial topics among evangelicals. In fact, however, the evangelical community has spoken with notable consistency..."

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