Question: How concerned should I be about the environment?
I believe your question is a good one. We hear a lot about the environment today. The media and politicians talk about “carbon footprints,” and oceanic pollution. Governments talk about reducing greenhouse gases and legislating environmental regulations. Since the Bible has a lot to say about the beauty of creation and being stewards of creation, it can get confusing how exactly to understand a Christian’s obligation regarding the environment. In fact, a lot of propaganda comes to us designed to scare us into changing our behavior. The fundamental answer to the question is this: “We should be as concerned about the environment as the Bible tells us to be.” Allow me to give the following pointers for all of us: