““I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree…a tree looks to God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray… Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree.” Alfred Joyce Kilmer, American writer and poet, penned these well-known words published in 1914.… Continue reading Trees Teach Us Great Lessons About Faith
Hope Always: How to be a Force for Life in a Culture of Suicide Book Release Date: May 4, 2021 Every single day, someone you know is thinking about committing suicide. It isn’t just one or two—ten million Americans will consider killing themselves in the upcoming year. Dr. Matthew Sleeth believes Christians—and our churches—should be the first… Continue reading Pre-order Dr. Sleeth’s Groundbreaking New Book
Dear Blessed Earth family and friends,We all have those moments when something we read—perhaps something we have read many, many times—suddenly becomes REAL. I had one of these moments recently while reading Psalm 117 in my yearly Bible. This short but reassuring psalm spoke exactly the words I (and perhaps you!) need to hear. Despite… Continue reading “I don’t know how to explain this part to you, Luke!”| December Newsletter 2020
From the University of Michigan and Shelie A. Miller: “Stand in the soda pop aisle at the supermarket, surrounded by rows of brightly colored plastic bottles and metal cans, and it’s easy to conclude that the main environmental problem here is an overabundance of single-use containers: If we simply recycled more of them, we’d go… Continue reading 5 Myths About the Environmental Impacts of Plastic
Tri Robinson, rancher and retired Vineyard pastor, recognizes that the Bible and the environment are by no means mutually exclusive. He has worked for decades to bring round his flock. He shows how and why Christians need to face the environmental challenges around us, and how in doing so Christians can find purposeful action and be reinvigorated as an active force for good on this issue, building bridges across social divides and presenting Christianity in its best light.
How God’s Glory Shines in Our Connectedness to Nature-Christianity Today Article When considering the birds, we find God’s care and discover our calling. Read the Full Article Here
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Dr. Matthew Sleeth loves trees. Not just because they are beautiful, but because he believes they can teach us a lot about God’s nature. In his new book Reforesting Faith: What Trees Teach Us About the Nature of God and His Love for Us, he unpacks the significance of one of the Bible’s most prevalent… Continue reading How Becoming a ‘Tree-Hugger’ Can Change Your Faith