Director (Les Courmettes)
After more than ten years of research oversees (UK, Ireland, Italy, Canada, USA …) during which he wrote multiple books and articles on the history of protecting the environment and climate change, Jean-François joined the A Rocha team in June 2014. He works to develop an international centre for environmental education.
Why A Rocha?
Researching history of the environment in the academic world, I was frustrated to not be able to easily share my faith and my hope that the world is far more than just what we can see. I had a desire to live out my faith in my work. Meeting Peter Harris in Washington in 2012 began the extraordinary process which has led me to les Courmettes…
What part of your commitment do you enjoy the most ?
I love the diversity of my work, the contact with people, and share my enthusiasm and love of God and his creation.
Is there a Bible verse on creation which stands out to you?
“For God so loved the cosmos that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3.16