Books

Begin your Creation Care journey today by reading these foundational books from Blessed Earth and others in the Creation Care movement.

SERVE GOD, SAVE THE PLANET;   by Matthew Sleeth, MD
Dr. Matthew Sleeth was living the American dream as a medical chief of staff—until the increasing number of chronic illnesses he was witnessing gave him a new environmental awareness. In this book, Sleeth shares his family’s journey to simplicity, stronger relationships, and richer spiritual lives, and relates a prescription for sustainable living.


GO GREEN, SAVE GREEN;  by Nancy Sleeth
Nancy Sleeth and her family have been living an eco-friendly lifestyle for years saving both time and money. Now, for the first time, she divulges hundreds of practical, easy-to-implement steps that you can take to create substantial money savings while protecting the earth.


IT’S EASY BEING GREEN;  by Emma Sleeth
In It’s Easy Being Green you’ll learn how to honor God in the choices you make and you’ll begin to understand the impact those choices have on the environment. Emma Sleeth explains how you can make a difference at school, around the house, and all over the world as you make choices about everything from transportation to food to clothes.


BLESSED EARTH: HOPE FOR CREATION GUIDEBOOK
In this interactive companion to the Hope for Creation DVD, Dr. Matthew Sleeth provides personal questions, practical applications, and additional content to help Christ’s followers dig deeper into the creation care lessons of Sessions 1-6.


BLESSED EARTH: HOPE FOR HUMANITY GUIDEBOOK
In this interactive companion to the Hope for Humanity DVD, Dr. Matthew Sleeth provides personal questions, practical applications, and additional content to help Christ’s followers dig deeper into the creation care actions highlighted in Sessions 7-12.


THE GREEN BIBLE;  Introduction by Matthew Sleeth, MD
Read the scriptures anew, with The Green Bible as your guide. With its eco-friendly materials, Green Trail Guide, topical index and inspirational essays, discover how caring for the earth is not only a calling, but a lifestyle.


LIVING MORE WITH LESS;  by Doris Janzen Longacre, Forward by Nancy Sleeth
The 30th Anniversary Edition of this classic work by Doris Janzen Longacre on simple living features a foreword written by Nancy Sleeth. Originally written before green living became popular, Living More with Less remains a valuable and important guide for adopting a simple, sustainable, and healthy lifestyle.


EARTH-WISE: A BIBLICAL RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES;  by Dr. Cal Dewitt
Dr. Cal Dewitt, a pioneer in the creation care movement, carefully and eloquently outlines God’s perspective on all of creation in this foundational book.


SAVING GOD’S GREEN EARTH;  by Tri Robinson
Tri Robinson makes a compelling case for the biblical mandate behind environmental stewardship and shows the church what it can do about this eroding value.

 


GREEN, AMERICAN STYLE;  by Anna Clark
Green, American Style, by Anna Clark, offers practical advice for saving money, getting healthy and protecting your future. You’ll discover how our families, our businesses and our communities can lead the change by simply conserving and sustaining our most precious resources.


GREEN REVOLUTION;  by Ben Lowe
Ben Lowe’s Green Revolution provides a fresh take on how our next generation must take care of God’s creation. This book is ideal for youth/young adults.

 


TENDING TO EDEN;  by Scott Sabin
Tending to Eden is written by the Executive Director of Plant With Purpose, a Christian non-profit organization, with operations in seven countries, working to reverse deforestation and poverty by transforming the lives of the rural poor.

 



NO OIL IN THE LAMP: FUEL, FAITH AND THE ENERGY CRISIS by Andy Mellen & Neil Hollow

No Oil in the Lamp examines the current energy crisis through the lens of faith. Full of practical suggestions for greening homes and congregations, as well as a thorough exploration of alternative energy sources.