Creation is worse off now, by almost every measure, than it was back on the first Earth Day. Ben Lowe says that Christians should care, unpacking the Genesis story and what it reveals about our broken relationship with creation.Read more ›
Articles by: Ben Lowe
Ben Lowe is Director of Young Adult Ministries for the Evangelical Environmental Network, where he promotes creation care as Christian discipleship among various organizations, colleges and universities. Lowe lives in the Chicagoland area, where he ran for U.S. Congress in the 2010 election.
In Tokyo, my friends and family are standing in line for hours to get fuel, food, and water. Christians from our Tokyo churches are driving for hours through back roads to get supplies to the north—one drove a truck of water to the city of Fukushima two days ago since, because of its proximity to the nuclear reactors, relief teams generally bypass the city at all costs.Read more ›
As Christians, we have an opportunity to show the world that God cares for his creation—even the parts not usually visible to humans—and calls us to work for its flourishing. Our oil-dependent lifestyles are part of the problem that made the Deep Horizon disaster possible. By taking responsibility and stepping up our stewardship we can also become part of the solution.Read more ›