sleethJoin us at 6 p.m. on Sept. 8 at First Baptist Church of Asheville, 5 Oak St., for a lecture followed by a conversation with Dr. Matthew Sleeth, Dr. Guy Sayles, Pastor, First Baptist Church, and Anna Jane Joyner, WNC Green Congregations

Matthew Sleeth, MD, is the author of Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action and 24/6: A Prescription for a Healthier, Happier Life. A former chief of staff and emergency room director, Sleeth left his practice to teach, preach and write about a holistic approach to biblical stewardship.

Sleeth has spoken at more than 1,000 churches, campuses, and events, including serving as a monthly guest preacher at The Washington National Cathedral. Recognized by Newsweek as one of the nations most influential evangelical leaders, he is the executive director of Blessed Earth and founder of the Seminary Stewardship Alliance.