Exploring the gospel principles of earth stewardship

Category “Stewardship in Action”

LDSES Service project a great success!

Tuesday, 26 April, 2016

A sincere and huge THANK YOU! to all who helped make our April 23rd, 2016 Saturday’s Service project a resounding success. The rain held off and the Sun stuck its head out during our time at Sandy Beach. There were a total of 29 Volunteers who participated, donating a combined 83 hours and 55 minutes…

Take Time to Share in the Celebration of Earth Day

Thursday, 21 April, 2016

Mormons understand, as much as any enlightened people, the significance of the earth. The earth is God’s creation. The earth contains a web of life, where every living things has a spirit and a divine purpose. The earth, too, has a spirit. It is a living soul. Jesus Christ walked the earth during his mortal…

Stewardship in Action: Alisse Metge

Thursday, 10 December, 2015

Alisse Metge Conservation Geneticist, Author, Full-time Mother Tell us about your educational and professional background. By the time I was in fifth grade, I knew I wanted to be a biologist. I asked for a microscope for Christmas and spent hours in my bedroom “lab” observing and drawing the microscopic structures of onion cells, honey…

Addressing Climate Change Requires Personal and Collective Action

Friday, 4 December, 2015

“Traveling to the four corners of the world we encounter all too often a spirit of gloom among the people. Their concerns range from wars, rumors of wars, famine, and inflation to drug addiction, climate changes, pollution, bigness of government, etc. I can understand why those who are without faith in our Lord and Savior…

Bike Racks at Church

Wednesday, 29 July, 2015

Today’s post comes from Heather Moore-Farley of Oakland, California. It was three years ago that we went car-free. Our car broke down on the way back from a family reunion, and we decided to try a month without a car before buying a new one. That one month experiment turned into two months, then “Let’s wait…

Cleaning up the Gulf

Friday, 24 July, 2015

This post comes from Andy Carman, a member of LDSES’s Board of Directors. Spring in South Texas gets to be a soggy affair. We get some fierce thunderstorms, and just after Memorial Day we got one—big enough to make national headlines. Every time we get a storm like that, the system of drainages and bayous that…

This Land is Your Land

Friday, 30 January, 2015

There are few things in this world that have affected the life and death of humanity more than land ownership. Land is not simply physical space for growing crops or building homes, but a symbol of stability, prosperity, and perpetuity; as Euripides once mused, “What greater grief than the loss of one’s native land.” Civilization…

On the Move

Sunday, 14 December, 2014

Humans move fast, and we’ve built a world to accommodate that need for speed. We have the internet, where global communication boils down to a few clicks and witty comments; we have cars, trains, planes and many other types of vehicles that make travel a trivial experience. In the interminable hustle and bustle of modern…

Steward of the Year Award 2014

Saturday, 15 November, 2014

LDS Earth Stewardship is an organization dedicated to educating both members and non-members of the LDS Church about doctrine concerning responsible stewardship of the earth. As such, the organization encourages individuals and communities to contribute to conservation efforts and commit to greener living. Once a year, the LDS Earth Stewardship Board of Directors requests nominations for…

2014 Steward of the Year Nominations

Thursday, 16 October, 2014

One of the best ways to learn about earth stewardship is getting to know the people who take seriously their responsibility of being stewards of the earth. We know that there are many of you who are doing wonderful and exemplary things in your homes, neighborhoods, and communities . . . so tell us who…