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Top 5 Ways Evangelical Leaders Care for Creation

The NAE president shares his survey results.

As president of the National Association of Evangelicals, I conduct a monthly survey of evangelical leaders on current topics. The question for March was "What do you personally do to take care of God's creation?" Almost every response demonstrated a personal commitment to environmental stewardship.

1. Recycle

Recycling paper, plastics, glass, and cans was virtually universal. It has become the norm in American society. Beyond the usual, some evangelical leaders are reusing sump water for irrigation, collecting rain water for home use, and composting.

2. Reduce use of energy for transportation

The predictable reductions include consolidating trips, driving fuel-efficient vehicles, and checking tire pressure. Others involve walking to work, driving a motor scooter, taking public transportation, and downsizing to one family car.

3. Encouraging others to take care of the environment

Pastors preach on creation care stewardship from Genesis and provide study material for small groups. Denominational ...

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