Signatories

Signatories to Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action

* Institutional affiliation is given for identification purposes only. All signatories do so as individuals expressing their personal opinions and not as representatives of their organizations.

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Rev. Robert V. Acker, Pastor, Community Baptist Church, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Rev. James Amadon, Pastor, Highland Covenant Church, Bellevue, WA

Rev. Dr. Leith Anderson, President, National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), Senior Pastor, Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN

Robert Lynn Anderson, President, Hope Network Ministries San Antonio, TX

Robert Andringa, Ph.D., President Emeritus, Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), Anthem, AZ

Dr. Robert David Bailer, Director of Missions, Screven Baptist Association; Senior Pastor, White Springs Baptist Church; Summerville, SC

Dr. Robin Baker, President, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

Rev. Jim Ball, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Policy, Climate Campaign, Evangelical Environmental Network, Vienna, VA

Dr. Jay A. Barber, Jr., Former President, Warner Pacific College, Portland, OR

Commissioner W. Todd Bassett, Former National Commander, The Salvation Army, Old Orchard Beach, ME

Dr. Gerald E. Bates, Former President, Spring Arbor University; Bishop Emeritus, Free Methodist Church of North America; Spring Arbor, MI

Stephan Bauman, Senior Vice President, World Relief, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Gayle D. Beebe, President, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA

Tom Beetham, Pastor, Orchard View Congregational Church, Muskegon, MI

Rob Bell, Teaching Pastor, Mars Hill Bible Church, Grandville, MI

Rev. Ron Benefiel, Ph.D., President, Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO

Dr. Mark Benedetto, President, University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, SD

Gary P. Bergel, President Emeritus, Intercessors for America, Purcellville, VA

Rev. James L. Best, Pastor, Tapestry Circle, Westland, MI

David Black, Ph.D., President, Eastern University, St. Davids, PA

Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., Presiding Bishop of the Churches of God In Christ; Senior Pastor, West Angeles Church of God in Christ; Los Angeles, CA

Lowell Bliss, Director, Eden Vigil; Missionary, Christar, Manhattan, KS

Dr. Ed Blue, Former President, Greenville College, Greenville, IL

Rev. Tod Bolsinger, Ph.D., Senior Pastor, San Clemente Presbyterian Church, San Clemente, CA

Dr. Gary W. Bonebrake, Senior Pastor, Main Street Baptist Church, Oneonta, NY

Rev. Dr. Dan Boone, President, Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN

Rev. Dr. Peter Borgdorff, Former Executive Director, Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI

Rev. Aaron M. Bouwens, Lead Pastor, Cortland United Methodist Church, Cortland, NY

H. David Brandt, Ph.D., Former President, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

Bob Brower, Ph.D., President, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA

Mike Breaux, Teaching Pastor, Heartland Community Church, Rockford, IL

Dr. James Brenneman, President, Goshen College, Goshen, IN

Rev. Edward R. Brown, Director, Care of Creation Inc., Madison, WI

Rev. George K. Brushaber, Ph.D., Former President, Bethel University; Senior Advisor, Christianity Today; St. Paul, MN

Rev. Randall Burns, Senior Pastor, Military Street Baptist Church, Houlton, ME

Gaylen Byker, Ph.D., President, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Rev. Dr. Jerry B. Cain, President, Judson College, Elgin, IL

Rev. Dr. Clive Calver, Senior Pastor, Walnut Hill Community Church; Former President, World Relief; Bethel, CT

R. Judson Carlberg, Ph.D, President, Gordon College, Wenham, MA

Dr. Ronald W. Carpenter, Sr., Executive Director, Evangelism USA; Vice Chairman, International Pentecostal Holiness Church, Oklahoma City, OK

Michael V. Carter, Ph.D, President, Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, KY

Rev. Dr. Paul Cedar, Chair, Mission America Coalition, Palm Desert, CA

Rev. John Chowning, Vice President for Church and External Relations and Director of the Kentucky Hartland Institute on Public Policy, Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, KY

Greg Christy, President, Northwestern College of Iowa, Orange City, IA

Rev. Richard Cizik, Former Vice President for Governmental Relations, National Association of Evangelicals, Washington DC

David Clark, Ph.D., President, Palm Beach Atlantic University; Former Chair/CEO, Nat. Rel. Broadcasters; Founding Dean, Regent University; West Palm Beach, FL

Steven Cole, Senior Pastor, Northgate Community Church , Ashland, OH

Rev. Brian Combs, Campus Minister, Kentucky Baptist Campus Ministry, Independence, KY

Charles Paul Conn, Ph.D., President, Lee University, Cleveland, TN

Rev. Luis Cortes, President & CEO, Esperanza USA; Host, National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast; Philadelphia, PA

Paul R. Corts, President, Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), Washington, DC

Andy Crouch, Editorial Director, Christian Vision Project, Christianity Today magazine, Swarthmore, PA

Kelly R. Cupples, Senior Pastor, Life Fellowship, Fort Morgan CO

Rev. John Daugherty, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Fort Myers FL

Rev. Miguel Angel DeMarco, V.P. of Ministries- Latin America Missions Inc., Miami, FL

Rev. Paul de Vries, Ph.D., President, New York Divinity School, New York City, NY

Rev. Michael Doerr, Pastor, Mt. Healthy Christian Church Cincinnati, OH

Larry R. Donnithorne, Ed.D., Former President, Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, CO

Blair Dowden, Ed.D., President, Huntington University, Huntington, IN

Rev. Robert P. Dugan, Jr., Former VP of Governmental Affairs, National Association of Evangelicals, Palm Desert, CA

Rev. Phil Duncan, Senior Pastor, King’s Chapel, Springfield, MO

Craig Hilton Dyer, President, Bright Hope International, Hoffman Estates, IL

Philip Eaton, Ph.D., President, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

Rev. Dr. James L. Edwards, President, Anderson University, Anderson, IN

Rev. Andrew Merritt Ekblad, Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Fairbanks, AK

Rev. Gary L. Elder, Senior Pastor, Faith United Methodist Church, Bradenton, FL

Daryl R. Eldridge, Ph.D., President, Rock Bridge Seminary, Springfield, MO

D. Merrill Ewert, Ph.D., President, Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA

Rev. Hammett N. Evans, Pastor, Fordyce First United Methodist Church, Fordyce, AR

Rev. Dr. LeBron Fairbanks, Former President, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH

Rev. Dr. Mark Owen Fenstermacher, Senior Pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church, Elkhart, IN

Rev. Myles Fish, President/CEO, International Aid, Spring Lake, MI

Rev. Dr. Floyd Flake, Senior Pastor, Greater Allen AME Cathedral; President, Wilberforce University; Jamaica, NY

Rev. Scott Freeman, Senior Pastor, Agape Church of Christ, Ponca City, OK

Gregory K. Gallaher, Senior Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Georgetown, KY

Luke A. Gascho, Ed.D., Executive Director, Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Wolf Lake, IN

Rev. Timothy George, Ph.D., Founding Dean, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University; Executive Editor, Christianity Today; Birmingham, AL

Rev. David L. Gehman, Pastor, Parkesburg Mennonite Church, Parkesburg, PA

Dr. Jules Glanzer, President, Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS

Rev. Michael J. Glodo, Former Stated Clerk, Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Orlando, FL

Rev. James M. Grant, Ph.D., President, Simpson University, Redding, CA

Rev. Dr. Jeffrey E. Greenway, Senior Pastor, Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church; Reynoldsburg, OH

Rev. Dr. Craig Groeschel, Senior Pastor, Life Church, Edmond, OK

Rev. David Gushee, Professor of Moral Philosophy, Mercer University; columnist, Religion News Service; Atlanta, GA

Gregory V. Hall, Ed.D., President, Warner Southern College, Lake Wales, FL

Brent Hample, Executive Director, India Partners, Eugene, OR

Rev. Richard L. Hanse, Senior Pastor, United Methodist, West Hartford, CT

Rev. Dr. Rich Hansen, Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Visalia, CA

Bishop Roger W. Haskins, Jr., Free Methodist Church of North America, Boise, ID

Catherine N. Hayes, Divisional Leadership Director, Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware Division, Salvation Army, Philadelphia, PA

Rev. Dr. Jack Hayford, President, International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, Los Angeles, CA

Rev. Steve Hayner, Ph.D., Former President, InterVarsity; Prof. of Evangelism, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA

Kyle L. Henderson, Ph.D., Pastor, First Baptist Church, Athens, TX

Rev. Jeffrey A. Henning, President, Break Bread Ministries, Marietta, GA

James Herbert, Pastor, Emmanuel Christian Fellowship, York, PA

Rev. Mitchel C. Hescox, President & CEO, Evangelical Environmental Network, Washington, DC

Rev. Dr. Roberta Hestenes, Pastor, Educator, Speaker; Former President Eastern University, Danville, CA

Rev. David Hillis, Senior Pastor, Hope Covenant Church, Chandler, AZ

Alan Hirsch, Founding Director, Forge Mission Training Network; author of The Forgotten Ways and the Shaping of Things to Come; Westlake Village, CA

E. Douglas Hodo, Ph.D., Former President, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

Ben Homan, President, Food for the Hungry, Phoenix, AZ

Rev. Gordon P. Hugenberger Ph.D., Senior Minister, Park Street Church, Boston, MA

Rev. Dr. Joel Hunter, Senior Pastor, Northland, A Church Distributed, Longwood, FL

Rev. Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church, South Barrington, IL

Peter Illyn, Executive Director, Restoring Eden, La Center, WA

Dr. Richard Ivance, Minister of Global Missions, New Life Church of Woodbury, Woodbury, MN

Bishop Joseph F. James, Free Methodist Church of North America, Indianapolis, IN

Travis Jarrett, Lead Pastor, New Song Church, Westford, MA

Bryce Jessup, President, William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA

Ed Johnson, Former President, Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies, Grand Rapids, MI

Larry F. Johnston, Ph.D., President, McConkey•Johnston International Inc., Woodland Park, CO

Ronald G. Johnson, Ph.D., Former President, Malone College, Canton, OH

Rev. Dr. Phillip Charles Joubert, Sr., Pastor, Community Baptist Church, Bayside, NY

Dr. Donald R. Jeanes, President, Milligan College , Milligan College, TN

Jennifer Jukanovich, Founder, The Vine, Seattle, WA

Tim Keel, Pastor, Jacob’s Well Church, Kansas City, MO

Bishop David W. Kendall, Free Methodist Church of North America, Greenville, IL

Rev. David Larry Kim, Lead Pastor, Korean Presbyterian Church of Orlando, Windermere, FL

Dan Kimball, Author, Pastor Vintage Faith Church, Santa Cruz CA

Captian James C. Kisser, Jr. CFRE, Captain, The Salvation Army, Kingston, NY

Rev. Brian Kluth, Senior Pastor, First Evangelical Free Church; Founder, MAXIMUM Generosity, Colorado Springs, CO

Mark Knox, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Temple, TX

Rev. Adam Kohlstrom, Senior Pastor, Chestnut Street Baptist Church, Camden, ME

Dr. R. Alton Lacey, President, Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis, MO

Rev. John G. Lacey, Senior Pastor, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Lincoln, NE

Bishop James D. Leggett, General Superintendent, International Pentecostal Holiness Church; Chair, Pentecostal World Fellowship; Oklahoma City, OK

Rev. Richard A. Leland, Pastor, Summer Street Church, Nantucket, MA

Duane Litfin, Ph.D., President, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

Ellen Livingood, President, Catalyst Services, Newton, PA

Rev. Dr. Larry Lloyd, President, Crichton College, Memphis, TN

L. Randloph Lowry, J.D., President, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

Paul Lucks, Pastor, Lincoln Berean Church, Lincoln, NE

Rev. Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, Genearl Superintendent, Wesleyan Church; Founder and Former CEO, World Hope; Alexandria, VA

Rev. Dr. Gordon MacDonald, Editor-at-Large, Leadership, Canterbury, NH

Jim Mannoia, Ph.D., Former President, Greenville College, Greenville, IL

Rev. Jason Martin, Worship Pastor, Riverview Church, Bonsall, CA

Rob Martin, Pastor, Vineyard Church in Lawrence, Lawrence, KS

Dr. John R. Martz, Senior Pastor, Arvada Covenant Church, Arvada, CO

Pastor Rick McDaniel, Senior Pastor, Richmond Community Church; President, High Impact Living; Richmond, VA

Dr. Corlis McGee, President, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, MA

Rev. Kevin G. McGhee, Senior Pastor Bethany community Church; President, Laurel Clergy Association, Laurel, MD

Rev. Joan Irminger McKenzie, Ph.D., Pastor, First Prebyterian Church, Glen Ellyn, IL

Bishop George D. McKinney, Ph.D., D.D., St. Stephens Church Of God In Christ, San Diego, CA

Dr. Larry J. McKinney, President, Simpson University, Redding, CA

Rev. Brian McLaren, Former Senior Pastor, Cedar Ridge Community Church; Emergent leader; Spencerville, MD

Rev. Page M. McRight, Executive Presbyter, Central Florida Presbytery, Orlando, FL

Rev. Dr. Daniel Mercaldo, Senior Pastor & Founder, Gateway Cathedral, Staten Island, NY

Rev. Gregg R. Meserole, Pastor, Christ’s Reformed Church, Hagerstown, MD

Rev. Dr. Jesse Miranda, President, AMEN, Costa Mesa, CA

Rev. Daniel Mochamps, Pastor, Corrotoman Baptist Church of Ottoman, Mollusk, VA

Royce Money, Ph.D., President, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

Rev. Paul Montague, Equipping Pastor, First Church of the Nazarene, Barton, NY

Rev. Olah L. Moore, Senior Pastor, Faith Community Church Norfolk, VA

Richard Mouw, Ph.D., President, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

Dr. Shirley Mullen, President, Houghton College, Houghton, NY

Dr. Bruce Murphy, President, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA

Rev. George W. Murray, D.Miss., Chancelor, Columbia International University, Columbia SC

David Neff, Editor-in-Chief, Christianity Today, Carol Stream, IL

Dr. Andy Neillie, President, Deep in the Heart Leadership, Austin, TX

Larry Nikkel, Former President, Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS

Michael Nyenhuis, President, MAP International, Brunswick, GA

Brian O’Connell, President, REACT Services; Founder and Former Executive Director, Religious Liberty Commission, World Evangelical Alliance; Mill Creek, WA

Rev. Glenn R. Palmberg, Former President, Evangelical Covenant Church, Chicago, IL

Roger Parrott, Ph.D., President, Belhaven College, Jackson, MS

John E. Phelan, Jr., President and Dean, North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL

Kim S. Phipps, Ph.D., President, Messiah College, Grantham, PA

Charles W. Pollard, Ph.D., J.D., President, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR

Paul A. Rader, D.Miss., Former President, Asbury College, Wilmore, KY

Rev. Charles M. Redfern Jr., Senior Pastor, Fellowship Community Evangelical Free Church, Hebron, CT

Patrick Repp, Founder and Executive Director, Minnesota Renewal Center, St. Paul, MN

Rev. Steven G. Rindahl, Chaplain, The Anglican Community of Camp Liberty, Ft. Gordon, GA

Rev. Edwin H. Robinson, Ph.D., President, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, KS

William P. Robinson, Ph.D., President, Whitworth College, Spokane, WA

Tri Robinson, Senior Pastor, Boise Vineyard, Boise, ID

Scott Rodin, Ph.D., Former President, Christian Stewardship Association; Former President, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary; author of Stewards in the Kingdom, Spokane, WA

Rev. Frankie Rodriquez, Rector, Calvary Episcopal Church, Richmond, TX

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, Sacramento, CA

Lee Royce, Ph.D., President, Mississippi College, Clinton, MS

Andy Ryskamp, Executive Director, Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, Grand Rapids, MI

Scott C. Sabin, Executive Director, Floresta USA, San Diego, CA

Jason Salamun, Pastor, Project Church, Rapid City, SD

Rev. Gabriel A. Salguero, Lead Pastor, The Lamb’s Church of the Nazarene; Policy Advisor, The Latino Leadership Circle, New York, NY

Dr. Doug Samples, Senior Pastor, Lake Overholser Church of the Nazarene, Bethany, OK

M. Abdy Sellas, Outreach Pastor, Miami Vineyard Community Church, Miami, FL

Rev. Stanley W. Schultz, Jr., Pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Stoughton, MA

Rev. Kevin Kent Shelton, Senior Pastor, Community United Methodist Church, Columbia, MO

Chris Sheneman, Senior Pastor, New Song Vineyard Church, Harrison, OH

Rev. Ron Sider, Ph.D., President, Evangelicals for Social Action, Philadelphia, PA

Matthew Sleeth, MD, author of Serve God, Save the Planet, Wilmore, KY

Nathan Smith, Senior Pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Kentwood, MI

Bishop Richard D. Snyder, Free Methodist Church of North America, Rock Hill, SC

Rev. Dr. Paul V. Sorrentino, Director of Religious Life at Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Rev. David Spencer, Acting Lead-Pastor, CenterPoint Church Concord, NH

Rev. Travis Stanley, Preaching Pastor, Plymouth Park Church of Christ, Irving, TX

Richard Stearns, President, World Vision, Federal Way, WA

Rev. Jewelle Stewart, Executive Director, Women’s Ministries, International Pentecostal Holiness Church, Oklahoma City, OK

Dr. Dan Struble, President, Montreat College, Montreat, NC

James Sundhome, Director, Covenant World Relief, Evangelical Covenant Church, Chicago, IL

Rev. Dr. Loren Swartzendruber, President, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA

Dr. Bruce A. Swihart, Senior Pastor, Barcelona Road Baptist Church, Hot Springs Village, AR

Rev. Dr. William R. Swilling, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Salem, NH

Bernard E. Tanis, District Executive Minister, Converge MidAmerica, Park Ridge, IL

C. Pat Taylor, Ph.D., President, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, MO

Marti Thomas, Ministry Coordinator, Trinity Bible Church, Lafayette, LA

Steven Timmermans, Ph.D, President, Trinity Christian College, Palos Hights, IL

Rev. Bob Tindale, Senior Pastor, Killearn United Methodist Church, Tallahassee, FL

Dr. Tom Theriault, Outreach Pastor, Solana Beach Presbyterian Church, Solana Beach, CA

Arnoldo Torres, Founder & CEO, Ministerio 316, Brownsville, TX

Rev. Charles C. Tyler, Pastor, New Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), Manning, SC

Rev. David Van Netten, Pastor, Grace Reformed Church, Waterloo, IA

Rev. Berten A. Waggoner, National Director, Vineyard, USA, Sugar Land, TX

Rev. Chadwick Walenga, Senior Pastor, Fremont Wesleyan Church Fremont, MI

Jon R. Wallace, DBA, President, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

Rev. Jim Wallis, Founder and Editor of Sojourners magazine, Washington, DC

Rev. Dr. Thomas Yung-Hsin Wang, former International Director of Lausanne II, Sunnyvale, CA

Rev. Dr. Rick Warren, Senior Pastor, Saddleback Church; author of The Purpose Driven Life; Lake Forest, CA

John Warton, President, Business Professional Network, Portland, OR

Rev. Dr. Thomas D. Wenig, Senior Pastor, Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, Evansville, IN

Rev. Ken Wilson, Senior Pastor, Ann Arbor Vineyard, Ann Arbor, MI

David W. Wright, Ph.D., Provost, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

John D. Yordy, Ph. D., former Provost and Interim President, Goshen College, Goshen, IN