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A major religious organization just released a statement on climate change, which declared that “those who thoughtlessly destroy a God-ordained balance of nature are guilty of sin against God’s creation.” We will examine that claim more closely and discover what God requires from us in terms of the care of creation.
Countless people are worried, angry, fearful and just plain confused when it comes to some of the more perplexing issues that life poses and the Bible provokes. Today, our guest will provide solid and scriptural answers to your questions. He will tell you what Scripture says, deriving clear and persuasive explanations for thorny matters. The lines light up so call in early!
Dr. Beisner is Founder and National Spokesman of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, a network of Christian theologians, natural scientists, economists, and other scholars educating for Biblical earth stewardship, economic development for the poor, and the proclamation and defense of the good news of salvation by God’s grace, received through faith in Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection. Dr. Beisner was associate professor of historical theology and social ethics at Knox Theological Seminary from 2000 to 2008 and of interdisciplinary studies (focusing on the application of Biblical worldview, theology, and ethics to economics, government, and public policy) at Covenant College from 1992 to 2000. He has been an elder in the Presbyterian Church in America and the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, planting a new congregation for the latter and serving on its pastoral staff for three years.
David Legates, Ph.D. is professor of climatology in the Department of Geography at the University of Delaware and an adjunct professor at the university’s Physical Ocean Science and Engineering Program and in the Department of Applied Economics. Dr. Legates received his Ph.D. in climatology from the University of Delaware, and he has taught at Louisiana State University, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Virginia. He has been Research Scientist at the Southern Regional Climate Center, Chief Research Scientist at the Center for Computational Geosciences, and Visiting Research Scientist at the National Climate Data Center. Dr. Legates has been published more than 125 times in refereed journals, conference proceedings, and monograph series and has made more than 250 professional presentations.
Dr. Sam Storms is the founder of Enjoying God Ministries. In 2008 Sam became Lead Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Bridgeway Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma until he stepped down in 2022. Sam serves as a member of the Council of The Gospel Coalition. Sam is a past President of the Evangelical Theological Society. He served four years as a visiting associate professor of theology at Wheaton College. Sam is also a prolific author of such books as The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Gifts, The Singing God: Feel the passion God has for you...just the way you are, Tough Topics 1: Biblical Answers to 25 Challenging Questions, Tough Topics 2: Biblical answers to 25 challenging questions and A Dozen Things God Did with Your Sin (And Three Things He'll Never Do): And Three Things He'll Never Do.