Balance! Love this article and it’s implications.
Last week I shared an article on facebook urging Christians to care for God’s wonderful creation. This is something that is close to my own heart, but it is also something that I presumed, by now, was blindingly obvious to people of faith. I was, however, to be shocked and saddened at the response of some Christians. There were numerous comments that I thought were long-gone from the Christian tradition:
“I won’t be too concerned about the environment. It’s dying and cursed anyway”
“Surely winning souls is more important than protecting the forests. Get your priorities right.”
“Nothing in the Bible talks about tree hugging environmentalists.”
“I fear for your salvation if you think environmentalism is gospel issue.”
“Work on what is lasting – souls, souls, SOULS!”
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