Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Blessed Earth simulcast: a greater green good for all

I often joke with friends that my personal torture would consist of being forced to watch recyclable items be thrown away all day. That "green" motivation is in me - I've caught the bug, and I am proud to say that I have had the bug for some time now.

For me, living a sustainable life is not only a series of physical actions that could be considered working towards a greater good for all, but rather it is a spiritual practice. Whether you identify with a faith tradition or not, practicing sustainability is a commitment towards re-shaping habits and attitudes.

Blessed Earth is a faith-based partner in the quest for a greater green good for all. They, along with many other organizations such as Asbury Theological Seminary and Zondervan Publishing, will be hosting a live simulcast on April 21st that we, the Eupan Global Initiative, will be participating in. Below is some information taken from their website's simulcast FAQ and a video introducing the simulcast:


What is the Blessed Earth simulcast?

Blessed Earth is hosting a live, national simulcast event that will include special guests and music, an exclusive look at a new creation care video series, and an interactive discussion with leaders and groups across the country. A simulcast enables a program to be seen at various locations (colleges, churches, organizations, and homes) at the same time by a large audience.


If you are in the Oklahoma City area and would like to participate in the simulcast with EGI, please let us know in the comments, or email us at eupanglobal AT gmail DOT com. Our simulcast with Blessed Earth will take place on Wednesday, April 21st - at 6:30 p.m. (1830 hours) - with doors opening and initial set up to start as early as 6:00 p.m. We will be hosting this in the S.T. Ludwig Religion Building on the Campus of Southern Nazarene University. (If you use a GPS device to find the location, program 4100 N. Peniel, Bethany, OK in your GPS address finder.)

Towards eupan!

~ stephen vandervort


  1. Sounds awesome! When? Where?

  2. I have read Matthew Sleeth's first book, "Serve
    God, Save the Planet," and his wife, Nancy's book,
    "Go Green, Save Green." Both these are on a Must-Read list for anyone seeking to know how to downsize and live more sustainably while contributing those savings toward mission/humanitarian causes. Our church in Illinois has signed up for the Simulcast and are very excited about it. All you need is a laptop to join in. Find out more at: