It was morning, and a silver fog was melting away on the bay below. A fresh, brisk Wellington wind galloped over the mountainside. I was crouched down on the soil with my cohort of volunteers. As we continued planting seedlings, our hearts filled with hope for the degraded forest around us. I paused often to […]
About Xandra Carroll
Xandra is a speaker for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. When she is not traveling the globe on speaking tours Xandra enjoys hiking the mountains of her home base, Colorado. Her research includes parasitology, human cell biology, and restoration ecology. Xandra is passionate about educating the Christian public on our role as stewards of God’s natural world.
Entries by Xandra Carroll
While it is good to be grieved at the destruction of our natural world, it is never good to be anxious. The Scriptures are replete with passages exhorting us to stand firm and not succumb to fear. So, how should Christians respond to our ecological crisis, and the eco-anxiety it often causes?
‘If God exists, it is certainly within His power to prevent such things. Why wouldn’t He?’ Surely the Prince of Darkness was not co-Creator of our world, but the Prince of Peace. Yet the death and suffering we observe due to a myriad of seemingly evil micro-critters bids us seek an answer to the question. This article will explore the trifecta of organisms most well-known for their destruction and annoyance of the human race; namely, mosquitos, viruses, and bacteria.
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