Photo: Ben Lowe
Ben Lowe, author of Green Revolution: Coming Together to Care for Creation, (published in 2009 by InterVarsity Press) will be the guest speaker at Hardin-Simmons University, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, as part of the Christians & the Climate Crisis speaking tour.
Ben is the national spokesperson for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action, the organization sponsoring the speaking tour, which includes 20 university, college, and seminary stops.
Lowe is also the director of young adult ministries for the Evangelical Environmental Network, a non-profit organization that works to educate, inspire, and mobilize Christians in their effort to care for and be faithful stewards of the Earth.
He is also a contributing writer for www.relevantmagazine.com and www.PRISMMagazine.org.
HSU’s Dr. Rick Hammer, assistant professor of biology and environmental science, often challenges his students with environmental stewardship opportunities and has set up several events across campus for students to interact with Lowe during the tour’s stop.
“Lowe is a remarkable young activist and leader who is deeply conversant and passionate about the critical issues facing our world,” says Hammer. “He is also an engaging communicator who will challenge us to be good stewards of the environment which God has given to us.”
Hammer says Lowe’s talk in chapel and at two additional afternoon events on will focus on global warming and the climate crisis. “Ben will offer reasons why Christians should care about this as a moral and faith issue and how we can respond from both Christian and personal perspectives,” says Hammer.
Lowe is a graduate of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, where he earned his environmental studies degree.
Schedule of events, Tuesday, April 2
9:30 a.m. – Chapel, Behrens Auditorium
1:30 p.m. -- “A Faith-Based Response to Climate Change,” Van Ellis Theatre
3:00 p.m. -- Roundtable discussion, Logsdon Reception Room, Logsdon School of Theology
All events are open to the public.
For more info visit: www.yecaction.org