Pre-order Dr. Sleeth’s Groundbreaking New Book

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

5 Myths About the Environmental Impacts of Plastic

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

How Becoming a ‘Tree-Hugger’ Can Change Your Faith

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

Reforesting Faith is out now! Order Today!

About Reforesting Faith Click this Link to Order The Bible talks about trees more than any living creation other than people. Perhaps you’ve missed the forest…and the trees. In this groundbreaking walk through Scripture, former physician and carpenter Dr. Matthew Sleeth makes the convincing case why trees are essential to every Christian’s understanding of God.… Continue reading Reforesting Faith is out now! Order Today!

God’s Love, Written on the Walls: Nancy and Matthew’s New Home

Dear Blessed Earth family and friends, Nancy and I are moving again.  We’ve relocated over a dozen times during our marriage–for school, for new jobs, to be closer to our adult children.  This time it’s only a short move: an apartment a few miles from our current townhouse.  We’re not getting any younger, and it… Continue reading God’s Love, Written on the Walls: Nancy and Matthew’s New Home

God ‘Making All Things New’ Doesn’t Mean Christians Can Ignore the Environment

It was a perfect Saturday afternoon: cloudless sky, 72 degrees, and a clean breeze blowing across the mountaintop where my husband Matthew and I sat on a bench, enjoying the view.   A few yards away from us, a family was picnicking—three children with their parents. In between ripples of good-natured teasing and laughter, the… Continue reading God ‘Making All Things New’ Doesn’t Mean Christians Can Ignore the Environment

The Latest Interview with Dr. Sleeth

      Recently, Off the Page interviewed Dr. Sleeth about his mission to serve God and save the planet. You can listen to or read the interview here.          

The Blessing of Visiting College Campuses

If you have been watching too much news and are anxious about the future, I have a suggestion: visit some young Christians at college. Fall is when we here at Blessed Earth spend our time visiting colleges, schools, and seminaries. This past fall semester we spent time at Southeastern Baptist Seminary, Wheaton College, Indiana Wesleyan… Continue reading The Blessing of Visiting College Campuses

Goodbye to a Friend

  This past Thursday, Dr. Ellsworth Kalas went to be with the Lord he loved and served for over ninety-two years. He was a faithful supporter of our ministry, and served on the Blessed Earth board for the past five years. Many people knew Ellsworth as a homiletics teacher and the President of Asbury Seminary.… Continue reading Goodbye to a Friend

Blessed Earth Launches First State Chapter

Ryan and Heather of Blessed Earth TN speaking at Belmont University

Ryan and Heather of Blessed Earth TN speaking at Belmont University Many years ago, when we were just beginning our ministry, Nancy and I were invited to speak at a clergy luncheon at Asbury Seminary. When I asked one of the attendees to tell me why he was there, the pastor was very honest. His… Continue reading Blessed Earth Launches First State Chapter