Steve Largent

Football:

Wide Receiver for the Seattle Seahawks, 14 years. Set six career records, played in seven Pro Bowls. Retired in 1989 and founded advertising and marketing consulting firm. Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1995.

Politics:

In 1994, elected to represent the 1st congressional district of Oklahoma in the U.S. House of Representatives; now serving his third term. Currently serves as a member of the House's Commerce Committee; the Energy and Power Subcommittee; Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection Subcommittee; and the Finance and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee.

Personal:

Age 43, native of Tulsa, Okla.; married to Terry for 22 years; four children; attends Fellowship Bible Church in Tulsa.

The Earth is Not Our Mother

“The main point of Christianity was this: that Nature is not our mother: Nature is our sister. We can be proud of her beauty, since we have the same father; but she has no authority over us; we have to admire, but not to imitate.”—G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy