Our Reaction to Scott Pruitt's Resignation

Yesterday, President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned because of numerous scandals.  Sadly, we in the evangelical church are all too familiar with disgraces. Over the years, many Christians have lost their way and fallen, even some of our most visible leaders. Continue reading

Support the Restore Our Parks Act

A Statement By the Rev. Mitch Hescox President/CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network Continue reading

16,000 Pro-Life Christians Oppose Drilling in the Arctic Refuge

Over 16,000 pro-life Christians from across the country have recently signed a petition asking that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be protected from drilling. The reason they are speaking out is because they are “called by God to be a steward of America’s majesty.” And the Arctic Refuge is one of the most majestic places in our nation. Continue reading

Almost 15,000 Pennsylvania Pro-Life Christian Support Governor Wolf’s plan to reduce Methane Leaks

Governor Wolf released a statement today finalizing new permits and standards that will implement no-nonsense measures to reduce methane and toxic air pollutants emissions from natural gas infrastructure, requiring regular leak detection and repair forunconventional gas operations, among other things. Continue reading

The Courage to Vote No on HB 2154

A Statement from Rev. Mitch Hescox, President/CEO of EEN Continue reading

Our Response to Coal and Nuclear Bailouts

As Christians, we at the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) are constantly trying to find common ground with everyone, including our opponents. The actions of the Trump Administration have been a real boon to finding agreement with those whom we normally disagree. It is exceedingly rare for us to be on the same side with the Heritage Foundation on environmental/energy issues — and yet that’s where we find ourselves. Continue reading

The Latest Threat to Pennsylvania

What is more important to you – your children and grandchildren, or the natural gas industry? For Harrisburg – it’s seems they’re more interested in helping the gas industry than defending our children, both born and unborn. This week, legislators, including pro-life advocates, will vote on a Bill (SB-1088) that would send us right back to 1984 and harm our children. Continue reading

Our Statement on the Passing of Billy Graham

As the news flashed across the world this morning, “Billy Graham, America’s pastor, dead at 99”, all we could think is that he is not dead but alive and with Jesus. Billy Graham influenced America and all the world. From his gospel crusades, to forming the Lausanne Movement with British evangelical John Stott, to his pastoral concern for our nation’s leaders, Billy Graham loved Jesus and it showed.   Continue reading

Trump Budget Would Harm National Parks And the Protection of God’s Other Creatures

A Statement by the Rev. Mitch Hescox President/CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network Continue reading

Our Response to The President's Profane Statement

As Evangelicals, we take the Bible very seriously – it is the authoritative guide for our faith.  Therefore, we believe as the psalmist says, “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it;” (Psalm 24:1 -NIV). The entire earth and all who live in the earth not only belong to God, but were created by Him. As such, everyone has inherent value and dignity that comes from God himself. Continue reading