Jonathan Merritt, spokesperson for the Southern Baptist Environment & Climate Initiative, announced last week on his blog that Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina has been awarded a $126,500 grant from the Energy Foundation to”develop and advance creation care stewardship among Southern Baptists.”
Here’s a snippet from the Southeastern Seminary Press Release:
WAKE FOREST, N.C. – With the help of a $126,500 grant from The Energy Foundation, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is making strides toward becoming better stewards of God’s creation.
The grant, which was awarded to the Southern Baptist institution in October, will enable Southeastern to institute a number of new programs and initiatives aimed at promoting better care of God’s creation through increased awareness and increased opportunities to get involved.
The money provided by The Energy Foundation will be used for a recycling program at Southeastern; a conference on creation care; funding for a consultant for Southeastern’s L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture; and a book endowment for useful new materials. Continue reading here.