Grassroots

Grassroots

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Grassroots is a podcast about hope for a weary land. It’s a place where leading voices on faith and the environment join voices from marginalized communities. Because whether you’re in the Amazon or the Arctic Circle, Africa or Arkansas, or our very own backyard, you’re living on the frontlines of this issue. How do we love ALL of creation?


BONUS: Plant With Purpose Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic — A Conversation with Philippe Lazaro and Scott Sabin
Mar 25 • 40 min
Grassroots Podcast is a production of Plant With Purpose — an international organization that works with communities to restore their ecosystems through the lens of faith. To learn more about how Plant With Purpose is preparing and responding in the wake…
The Planet’s Case For Hope
Sep 10, 2019 • 59 min
Much of what you hear about the environment these days is not encouraging. One million species face possible extinction. We have until 2030 to avoid unprecedented catastrophe. The poorest of the poor are the ones who will suffer the most. So, is there a…
Can Our Small Actions Actually Make a Difference?
Aug 29, 2019 • 46 min
71% of all carbon emissions are caused by just 100 companies. In light of statistics like these, do our small actions really matter? Will cutting meat from our diet, biking to work instead of driving, or growing our own food in the backyard actually have…
Loving God by Loving Creation
Aug 13, 2019 • 53 min
Can Christians be environmentalists? Should Christians be environmentalists? For a long time, a complicated relationship has existed between Christianity and efforts to care for the environment- at least in the Western Church. However, those who have…
Haiti’s Challenge
Jul 30, 2019 • 48 min
In some ways Haiti is one of the most challenging places to talk about, and in other ways it is the perfect place to see where the environment and poverty intersect. It’s a challenge, because Haiti has been portrayed in such harmful ways over the years.…
It Threatens the Most Vulnerable
Jul 16, 2019 • 42 min
Restoring our environment is an urgent need. Those of us who live in more privileged parts of the world might be tempted to think of climate change as a future threat, but it’s effects are already here and they threaten the world’s most vulnerable…
The Roots of Everything
Jul 2, 2019 • 43 min
What connects global poverty, human trafficking in Thailand, natural disasters in Mozambique, and economic opportunity in rural appalachia? We hear from Lucy McCray from The Freedom Story in Thailand, Abdul Ada, an ocean conservationist from Mozambique,…
Welcome to the Grassroots Podcast
Jun 19, 2019 • 1 min
Welcome to the Grassroots Podcast, a Plant With Purpose production. This show features global conversations about the environmental challenges we’re facing, what ordinary people are doing in response, and how this connects to our Christian faith. We’re…