Re: [asa] Live - Gore on Climate Change

From: Rich Blinne <>
Date: Tue Mar 27 2007 - 08:59:28 EDT

On Mar 27, 2007, at 6:24 AM, David Opderbeck wrote:

> Now, after many years of sustained effort, and thanks also in part
> to economic globalization, organizations such as World Vision have
> become very effective at giving local churches in the U.S. tangible
> anti-poverty projects -- like my church's African village project.
> There is broad acceptance in American evangelicalism today for the
> notion that global poverty is a problem the church can and should
> address in a missional way. Maybe what we need is a similar group
> of organizations that can provide discrete environmental
> stewardship projects with a similarly tangible missional perspective.

I'm not asking you to think either/or here. World Vision is
encouraging their supporters to be involved with climate change. The
head of World Vision was one of the signatories of the Evangelical
Call to Action. They understand intimately what climate change will
do the poor. So, you don't need to change "horses" so to speak.
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