It's hugely important that Christian show that the gospel of Christ has something to say to the big issues of our day.
the BBC were looking for someone to speak on all the Sunday Morning BBC local radio shows across the UK. They particularly wanted to talk about Christianity and the environment, but the starting point was “The End of the World” and the family in Holland who had been living in a cellar for seven years, afraid that the end of the world was coming.
Are Christians so focused on heaven they don't care about the earth? In a culture ever more concerned with environmental issues, Christians are often portrayed as unconcerned — or worse, even hostile to the natural world. But what does the gospel really have to say about the environment?
If we try and pretend matter doesn’t matter, we get sucked into an unconscious materialism, we treat God’s earth without the respect God gives it, we cease worshipping God with our whole being, and we fail to enjoy God’s material blessings – which are not found in owning and possessing, but in enjoying, receiving and sharing God’s gift of creation
True knowledge arises from a deep contemplation of the wonders of creation. BY DAVE BOOKLESS Today’s environmental problems are so complex they often seen intractable. To tackle them, we not only need politics and economics, science and technology. We also need great wisdom to move towards a more sustainable and just world. But where can we find …