Isn’t the environment a liberal concern?

Environmental issues always have a way of polarizing people politically. Many who consider themselves left-wing and liberal are often opposed to the ethical standards and religious beliefs of conservative Christians. It also appears that issues related to caring for creation are championed more often by the left side of the political spectrum. Those on the right side politically are often identified by their strident demands for less governmental regulation on individuals and corporations to … [Read more...]

Young Evangelicals Speak Out On Climate Change

Young Evangelicals for Climate Action has a collection of climate testimonies which feature young evangelicals talking about why climate change is a critical issue of justice in our time. Below is a sample of these testimonies. For the full set by sure to visit their site. Curtis Witek (Wheaton College, Class of 2012), shares his climate testimony from the Au Sable Institute. Josh and Emily, both students from Geneva College (Beaver Falls, PA), share their climate … [Read more...]

Will We Get Moral Leadership on Climate?

by the Rev. Mitch Hescox Yesterday, the President issued a challenge on climate change during Tuesday's State of the Union Address. Now, the good news is, we can make meaningful progress on this issue [climate change]while driving strong economic growth. I urge this Congress to get together, pursue a bipartisan, market-based solution to climate change, like the one John McCain and Joe Lieberman worked on together a few years ago. But if Congress won't act soon to protect future … [Read more...]

The Power of Walking in Jesus’ Prayer in the Public Square

By Dai Sup Han The Apostle John recorded Jesus’ prayer for all those who would follow in His name, “My prayer is not for them alone.  I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you.  May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.  I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one—I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought … [Read more...]

Protecting the Unborn

by Gary Bergel “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart...”  —Jeremiah 1:5  “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”  —Ephesians 2:10 Andrea Bocelli, one of the best-known operatic singers in the world today, sat down at the piano during a charity performance for Haiti on June 1, 2010 and started telling a “little story.” He shared how a young … [Read more...]

Evangelicals Praise Production Tax Credit Extension

At the urging of the President and with bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate, Congress extended the wind production tax credit. The extension gives another year for a policy which has contributed to the significant growth of the wind industry and over 75,000 American jobs. “Over the past few days the President and Congress came together to take bold steps to ensure that our kids really do matter when it comes to ensuring a clean energy future,” said Rev. Mitch Hescox, President & CEO … [Read more...]

If It’s Not Broke, Don’t Fix It

Why the Wind Power Tax Credit Needs to be Renewed by Rev. Mitch Hescox and Rev. Gabriel Salguero America doesn't retreat from history.  We make it - by investing in homegrown innovation that makes us a global leader and that fulfills our responsibilities to be good stewards of the earth.  That's why Congress, with overwhelming bi-partisan support, created the Wind Power Tax Credit (formally known as the Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit).  This tax credit, which encourages the … [Read more...]


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