As Christians, do we have a unique responsibility to creation?
Must we choose between caring for people and caring for the earth?
Isn’t the whole idea of an environmental crisis overblown?
What would Jesus have us do?
If your congregation or ministry is looking for an engaging speaker offering real-life insight and strong scriptural grounding to speak on these topics, free of charge, please consider Plant With Purpose Executive Director, Scott Sabin.
Scott has served as Executive Director of Plant With Purpose for the past 18 years. His recently published book, Tending to Eden: Environmental Stewardship for God’s People was named a finalist in the 2010 Christianity Today Book of the Year Awards. Scott has also published numerous articles on Creation Care and other topics in magazines such as Christianity Today, Relevant, the New York Times, the San Diego Union-Tribune, and Conversations Journal.
Currently, we are booking speaking engagements for 2012. These can be anything from Sunday services to evening programs, and Sunday school classes to home fellowships.
Some of his popular topics include:
- Understanding the Connection Between Poverty and the Environment
- The Biblical basis for creation care
- What works and what doesn’t when helping the poor (ideal for short-term mission teams)
- “How Not to be a Hero” (how we try to be the savior to a world that already has a savior)
- Tending to Eden: Environmental Stewardship for God’s People (an overview of the book)
For more information and to book a date now, please contact Becky Rosaler at email@example.com or call our office at (800) 633-5319.
About Scott Sabin
Scott Sabin was born and raised in San Diego. Since 1995, Scott has served as the Executive Director of Plant With Purpose, an international, environmental organization that transforms lives in rural areas where poverty is caused by deforestation. Mr. Sabin’s leadership has been crucial in the growth of Plant With Purpose’s work around the world, as he has grown the organization to now include a staff of over 150 foresters, agronomists and facilitators in 6 countries. Through journal articles, public speaking and, most recently though his new book, Tending to Eden, Scott has become a thought leader and advocate for reforestation as a key component of sustainable community development around the world. Prior to working for Plant With Purpose, he served for seven years in the United States Navy. He holds a BS in Political Science from Oregon State University and an MA in International Relations from the University of San Diego.