Tending to Eden: Environmental Stewardship for God's People

by Scott Sabin. Judson Press, 2010.


This resource guides individuals and congregations towards a path of responsible environmentally-friendly actions, drawing the connection between poverty and environmental degradation while arguing for a coherent Christian response.


sidebar notes with guidance from environmental stewards and church leaders, best creation care practices, biblical and theological reflection, four to six Bible study sessions, "take action" guide, additional resources

Recommended Audience

clergy, lay leaders, and congregant


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Start a list of ways the congregation can practice environmentally-friendly habits by sharing this resource with the facilities manager.
  • Embark on a four to six week journey reflecting on environmental stewardship by using the Bible study found in the appendix.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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