Charles Redfern is a veteran clergyman, journalist, and community leader, now serving as the intentional interim pastor of the Quaker Hill Baptist Church in Waterford, Connecticut. He has written extensively about the intersection of religion, culture, and politics, with a focus on the growing concern for the environment and social justice among evangelical Christians. His articles have been published in Creedible.com (now Hartford FAVs), Huffington Post, Truthout, Christian Ethics Today, Sojourners, StackStreet, and Beloved Planet. He has served on local governmental boards – including Hebron’s Ethics Study Committee and Green Committee – and was a member of the Evangelical/Catholic group that drafted “A Joint Declaration on Life.” He signed the “Evangelical Climate Initiative” and sits on steering committee for The Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs as well as the Board of Directors for the Inter-Religious Eco-Justice Network. He has been a spokesman and panelist at state and national gatherings on religion and climate change.
He is available for speaking engagements and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org