Evangelicals Oppose Chairman Bishop's Gutting of Antiquities Act

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

Undoing the Clean Power Plan Takes Us the Wrong Direction on Climate Change and Clean Energy

A Statement from the Rev. Mitch Hescox President/CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) Continue reading

Ten Things We Can Learn about Sustainability from the Great American Road Trip

Each August, I have the pleasure of getting my nephew for a week of vacation. It started when he was eight and it started small. First he would come to Atlanta and see the big city. As he has grown, we’ve included my parents on alternating years. In 2016, it was Washington DC with Nana. This year, it was the truly great American road trip to the Grand Canyon with Granddaddy George. Continue reading

Evangelicals Oppose Efforts to Delay and Weaken BLM Methane Regulations

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

Proposal to Prop Up Coal and Nuclear Plants Is Bad Stewardship

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

A Biblical Call in a Modern World

As Christians, we are constantly working to live in accordance with the Bible and apply Biblical teaching to a daily stream of scientific discovery. Evangelical Christians know that our call to care for God’s gift of the garden is the original covenant we were given. We also know that we break that covenant over and over. Thankfully, God is the forgiving parent of the prodigal son. He continues to renew his affirmation with us through the extension of grace. Continue reading

Harvey: A Storm Like No Other

Written by Paul Douglas Founder, Senior Meteorologist at Praedictix EEN Board of Directors, Chair It’s true, everything is bigger in Texas. Especially the storms. The meteorological monster nicknamed “Harvey” doesn’t quite fit the traditional definition of a storm. What we witnessed over southeastern Texas in late August requires a new lexicon, a word salad composed of ALL CAPS! There is no historical precedent for what unfolded. Normally glib meteorologists were suddenly tongue-tied, unable to articulate the appropriate superlatives to describe what they were seeing on their maps. A new breed of storm altogether. It was the most extreme rainfall event ever observed in the United States; a 1 in 1,000-year flood – a slow-motion catastrophe that may prove to be the costliest natural disaster in our nation’s history. Continue reading

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on the Heart

When the news of Harvey started to dominate our news, those of us in the creation care community had a sinking feeling. Was this storm going to be the one that really shook Americans to finally concede that maybe a changing climate was here? Would Americans finally acknowledge that we have had a role in the warming and rising seas?  The answer is yet to come, but it’s hard to ignore 50 inches of rain and counting. Continue reading

Responding to Harvey

‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ – Matthew 25:40 (NIV) Continue reading

Our Response to Shrinking Public Lands

The Evangelical Environmental Network’s Statement on The Announcement to Reduce Public Lands By The Rev. Mitch Hescox, President/CEO Continue reading