Loving the Least of These

January 1, 2011 ...

We rally behind relief efforts and support on-the-ground disaster teams, but we recognize the inadequacy of our response. We are concerned about projections that environmental changes — including more severe natural disasters — threaten the lives and well-being of more and more people, and particularly the extreme poor. With this in mind, the NAE asked …

Stewardship

January 1, 1990 ...

Modern society is greatly concerned with the condition of the earth. Water and fuel supplies, pollution, the environment and other problems challenge us to find proper ways to deal with the world. The Bible reveals God as the creator and owner of the universe. Still, it teaches that each individual has a vitally important role …

Environment and Ecology

January 1, 1971 ...

Threatened with the very real possibility of an uninhabitable environment within another lifetime, some groups and organizations have reacted with a zeal that has not always been according to knowledge, however borne of justifiable desperation. Others have moved responsibly but with little evidence of public support. Recognizing both the immediacy of the danger and the …

Ecology

January 1, 1970 ...

The age of affluence has been very much an age of waste. There is the problem of disposing of mankind’s waste products. One day billions could be struggling literally for a last breath. Beyond the scientific, biological and political ramifications of our environment problem is a basically theological and religious issue. Men who thoughtlessly killed …