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  • Prestonwood, SEBTS go green, save money

    by Michael Foust, posted Thursday, March 20, 2008 (10 years ago)

    ORIGINALLY POSTED March 19, 2008

    PLANO, Texas (BP)--For Prestonwood Baptist Church, being good stewards of the earth also means saving some money in the process.

    In July 2006 the Plano, Texas, church, pastored by Jack Graham, implemented an energy conservation program that involved, among other things, changing light bulbs and altering water usage. Since then, the church has saved more than $1.5 million on utility bills, church officials say.

    "For us, this is about being goo... Read More

  • ERLC leaders oppose bill to cap emissions

    by Tom Strode, posted Thursday, March 20, 2008 (10 years ago)

    ORIGINALLY POSTED March 19, 2008

    WASHINGTON (BP)--The leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention's ethics entity is opposed to climate-change legislation the U.S. Senate is expected to consider soon.

    Richard Land, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), and Barrett Duke, the commission's vice president for public policy, joined more than 70 other signers in a March 17 letter to all 100 senators urging them to oppose legislation requiring cuts in carbon dio... Read More

  • My Nobel Moment & Global Climate Change

    by John R. Christy, posted Thursday, March 20, 2008 (10 years ago)

    HUNSTVILLE, Ala. (BP)--I've had a lot of fun recently with my tiny (and unofficial) slice of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). But, though I was one of thousands of IPCC participants, I don't think I will add "0.0001 Nobel Laureate" to my resume.

    The other half of the prize was awarded to former Vice President Al Gore, whose carbon footprint would stomp my neighborhood flat. But that's another story.

    Both halves of the award h... Read More

  • Spirited, Christ-like climate debate

    by Frank Page, posted Thursday, March 20, 2008 (10 years ago)

    ORIGINALLY POSTED March 19, 2008

    TAYLORS, S.C. (BP)--Recently, Southern Baptists' attention has been focused on media reports which relate to the release of and the signing of a document titled, Southern Baptists Environment and Climate Initiative. Seldom have I seen such a reaction. Part of this has been slightly humorous.

    For example, I had no idea that we had as many experts in climatology and earth science as we seem to have. Second, I have seen an arrogance among a few that ... Read More