What Would Jesus Drive? What if more evangelical Christians in the United States fought climate change with the same spirit they bring to the issue of abortion? In this episode, we go back to a surprisingly recent period when that nearly happened. We meet two evangelicals who made it their mission to bridge the divide between Christians and environmentalists. What happened, and why they say the best way to start conversations about the planet is with readings of the bible.

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What Would Jesus Drive?

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What Would Jesus Drive?

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Imagine if evangelical Christians in the United States wanted to fight climate change with the same energy they fight abortion... Would U.S. environmental policies look different? Would the world's policies look different? Instead, in the U.S., millions of evangelicals and environmentalists seem to speak different languages. Today, the story of two evangelical Christians on a mission to help these two groups find common ground.

We delve into what the alternate history would look like, if evangelical Christians and environmentalists worked together.

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