‘We don’t own this earth’: The Biblical case for protecting the environment

Source: Indy Star

“I don’t consider myself an environmentalist.”

That is perhaps an odd statement coming from someone who is an unabashed — you could say devout — leader of a nationwide movement to care for the environment.

Then again, the Rev. Mitch Hescox isn’t your typical advocate for environmental causes. He’s a lifelong Republican son of a coal miner, and a man who spent more than a decade working for the coal industry.

But Hescox is also an Evangelical Christian with a message that is at the heart of a growing eco-friendly Christian movement: Scripture says to honor God’s creation by caring for the earth.

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