by Dr. J. Matthew Sleeth
executive director of Blessed Earth
Matthew Sleeth, executive director of Blessed Earth, is a former emergency room physician. He resigned from his position as chief of the medical staff and director of the ER to teach, preach, and write about faith and the environment.
Since founding Blessed Earth, he has spoken at 1,000 churches and schools throughout the country. Dr. Sleeth is a graduate of George Washington Unviersity School of Medicine and has two postdoctoral fellowships. He is the author of Serving God, Saving the Planet: A Christian Call to Action, the introduction to The Green Bible, and 24/6: A Prescription for a Healthier, Happier Life.