Six Broken Places: Decay

What is Decay?

We see that the physical creation is deteriorating and “groaning” because of abuse and neglect by human beings. The world, God's creation, is in decay. From global warming, to deforestation, to lack of access to safe water for millions of people, to species extinction, our earth is in decline at a more rapid rate than ever before. 

Why is Healing Decay Important to God?

Imagine what the world looked like when God created it. He gifted this earth with its natural resources to human beings. We were entrusted and expected to care for it. This is important to God. We have a responsibility as Christians to heal decay. Creation, including the earth and its inhabitants, needs to be cared for by strong, thoughtful, and wise people.  

The creation waits in eager anticipation for the sons of God to be hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God. - Romans 8:18-21

Healing the Broken Place of Decay Do You Long to Take Care of Creation?

Does your calling center around God’s creation?

If so, you might be a Steward. Stewards manage the things entrusted to them with responsibility and care. By definition, Stewards don't own the thing they manage. Therefore, the world is not ours. It is God's (Deut 10:14). Stewards of God's creation believe that the physical creation points to God and all His glory. The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. Psalm 24:1

Decay Can Be Healed How You Can Get Involved

As a Stewards, you are called to be bring healing to this world and its creatures through taking care of what is God's. Our creator intended for you to be a caregiver. This is how His system is designed and supposed to work. By partnering with creation-care organizations, praying for God's creation, or leading your family and organization you work for in sustainability and waste management efforts, you are being a Steward. 

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Resources for Stewards

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Are You A Steward ?

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