Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action
Author: J. Matthew Sleeth
|J. Matthew Sleeth was living the American dream as a medical chief of staff—until the increasing number of chronic illnesses he was witnessing gave him a new environmental awareness. In this book, Sleeth shares his family’s journey to simplicity, stronger relationships, and richer spiritual lives, and relates a prescription for sustainable living.|
Not long ago, J. Matthew Sleeth had a fantastic life and a great job as chief of the medical staff at a large hospital. He was living the American dream—until he saw an increasing number of his patients suffering from cancer, asthma, and other chronic diseases. He began to suspect that the Earth and its inhabitants were in deep trouble.
Turning to Jesus for guidance, Sleeth discovered how the scriptural lessons of personal responsibility, simplicity, and stewardship could be applied to modern life. The Sleeths have since sold their big home and given away more than half of what they once owned. In Serve God, Save the Planet, Sleeth shares the joy of adopting a less materialistic, healthier lifestyle, stronger relationships, and richer spiritual lives. With the storytelling ease of James Herriot and the logical clarity of C. S. Lewis, Sleeth lays out the rationale for environmentally responsible life changes and a how-to guide for making those changes.
Discussion/Study Questions included
“Creation is groaning. And Matthew Sleeth has responded. Serve God, Save the Planet is not an alarmist call of despair, but a hopeful invitation to re-imagine the way we live. Sleeth’s words have the urgency of an ER crisis coupled with the deep faith that the Church is ready to join God in healing the wounded world.”
--Shane Claiborne, activist and author of The Irresistible Revolution.
Features: Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.63" H x 7.92" L x 5.52" W (0.66 lbs) 255 pages
Carton Quantity: 40
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
US SRP: 14.99 US
Pub Date: April 2007
- Christian Living | Practical Life | General
- Christian Living | Practical Life | Contemporary Issues
- General Interest | Issues | Contemporary Social Issues
- Religion | Christian Life | Social Issues
- Nature | Ecology
-Christianity -Environmental ethics
-Human ecology -Religious aspects
- Religious Orientation | Christian
- Topical | Ecology
- Theometrics | Evangelical
OCLC Number: OCLC#77504064
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