“Every Sunday, we bring our waste to the Lord, so why not as a church bring our physical waste to the Lord at the same time,” said a pastor in a church in Accra, Ghana, running a plastic waste recycling program. Why is creation care essential for him? And why are creation care and climate change important for me as a Christian? Is there anything that we can do about it? Is there tension between the Christian narrative on action for creation care and the other narratives about fighting climate change? How are Evangelical churches building momentum after COP26 and ahead of future global gatherings?
To answer all these questions and more, Wissam al-Saliby and Joel Veldkamp interviewed Matthias Boehnig for Episode 14 of the Didomi Podcast. Matthias is the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Permanent Representative to the UN in Bonn and the WEA Sustainability Center director, also in Bonn (Twitter @mkboehning).
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Sound editing was done by Fabio Khoury Muller. Music was generously provided by artist C4C.