06 Dec Hope and Justice for Creation

Hope and Justice for Creation

BeADisciple.com
Completion Time: 2 weeks
CEUs: 1.0
Tuition: $55.00
Instructor(s): Rev. Beth Galbreath
Contact Info: Lisa Buffum

Class Description

“In the beginning, God created…humans in God’s image, and gave them dominion among all the creatures of God’s creation.” What does that mean for us American Christians in 2019? Does God care how we live on the earth? Is how we treat our environment, and our fellow human and non-human inhabitants of the planet, only a political issue, or is it primarily a spiritual issue? Is it just a private lifestyle matter, or can and should our churches “go green” as well? And if so, how do we start processes of change that some might consider controversial – for ourselves and our congregations?

This course expands Bishop Sally Dyck’s and Sarah Ehrman’s exploration of faith, science and the message of Jesus, providing facts, inspiration, and practical help in beginning such change. The emphasis will be on personal and congregational ways to leverage small steps to enable bigger leaps in living lightly on the earth for the sake of loving God and loving our neighbors, doing no harm, doing good, and staying in love with God.

You must have a copy of Sally Dyck and Sarah Ehrman’s book, A Hopeful Earth: Faith, Science, and the Message of Jesus for this course.

Register


the latest course offerings

Something Inside So Strong: Faith, Education, and the Sacredness of All Children

If we understand that every child is sacred, how does that inform our practices of Christian education? This one-hour webinar will explore a few ways to re-imagine Christian education through actual p…

Passionately Christian, Compassionately Interfaith

Religions are intimately connected in our ever-shrinking world. We need to be both deeply formed by Christian sources and broadly informed by interreligious resources to engage this world with confide…

Theology of Wesley and Methodism

This course focuses on John Wesley’s life and the development of his theology in the context of the emerging Methodist movement during the eighteenth century; on developments and modifications of his…

Pastoral Ethics

Prepares students for the ethical challenges they will face as pastors and leaders in congregations, communities, and denominations. The course is designed to address leadership development and the co…

No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Translate »