Earth is our home. It is beautiful and amazing. It’s a fabulous system of interconnected life. The Creator of Earth sustains this life and instructs us to join in that sustaining effort.

The more we understand Earth’s life systems, the more we will be able to hear with clarity and urgency what the Bible says about our relationship with the environment. The Creator calls us to care for the creation.


Online Resources

BGCT Resolutions on Creation Care

Whereas the Bible affirms that, “the earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it” (Psalm 24:1); and whereas the pronouncement, “And God saw that it was good” reverberates throughout the creation account in Genesis 1… Click here to read more.

Quick Tips on Creation Care

Although we may not often discuss it – or in some cases we may not even be aware of it – the Bible is clear: we are to care for God’s Creation. Click here to read more.

Therefore: Caring for Creation

Since the beginning of space travel, a common experience shared by astronauts as they view the earth through the small windows of their spacecraft is an overwhelming feeling of dependence and gratitude for the planet they call home…. Christians are called to protect our planetary home because we believe that God is the Creator and Sustainer of all that is. Click here to read more.

Therefore: Environmental Justice

Nearly a quarter of a century has passed since the publication of Jonathan Schell’s bestseller, The Fate of the Earth.... Now we are faced with still another critical moment regarding the fate of the earth, namely, environmental degradation. Click here to read more.

Moral Landscape of Creation – Christian Reflection

Baylor University, Center for Christian Ethics

Download the entire Moral Landscape of Creation issue and the set of six Study Guides. Or, download individual pieces by clicking the titles. Click here to read more.

Tips for Making your Home and Church More Energy Efficient

Go Green: What You Can Do In Your Home and Congregation. Click here to read more.

Other Resources

These links do not necessarily represent the views of the CLC, but they may contain helpful information and resources.

Books

Scripture

“Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the lyre. He covers the heavens with clouds, prepares rain for the earth, makes grass grow on the hills. He gives to the animals their food, and to the young ravens when they cry.“Psalm 147:7-9

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