God calls us to pursue abundant life, not an abundance of things.
Yet today, Australians are consuming an overabundance of plastic - hundreds of thousands of tonnes of it every year.
While plastic is not all bad, the rate at which we consume and discard it simply cannot be sustained. We’re facing an enormous plastic pollution problem that is inflicting harm on people and our planet in unprecedented ways.
As Christians, we are stewards of all God has blessed us with and we have a responsibility to respond to this challenge we collectively face.
We also have a reason to hope.
As we dig a little deeper into our problem with plastic, what we ultimately discover is God calling us to consume less and connect more.
TEAR Supporter Emma Sproul describes putting stewardship and relationship into practice through connection with God, ourselves, the environment and with others.Read more