Tag Archives: social justice

Shall I or shall I not wear a mask?

“‘To mask or not to mask?’ that is the question,” or at least one of the many questions facing us all today. A couple of days ago, a woman parked on our street and walked into a house she was … Continue reading

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Justice, freedom and love

I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out danger I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out a warning I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out love between My brothers and my sisters All over this land   It’s the hammer of justice It’s the bell of freedom … Continue reading

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The high road

“Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. What an … Continue reading

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The rest of the gospel

For most of the twentieth century, Christians have been preaching half a gospel. Not that anything we’ve been saying is wrong, it’s more about what we’ve been leaving out. To be sure, we’ve started with the fall — with human … Continue reading

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No longer dodging Jesus

I understand why Marti is asking that I stop avoiding conflict. How can I sing a new song of deliverance to those who have no hope, if, at the same time, I insist on remaining comfortable among those who do? … Continue reading

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Caring about justice in 2017

The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern. (Proverbs 29:7) A quick perusal of the use of the word “justice” in the Bible reveals something that is key to the nature of God. … Continue reading

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What America needs now

  It’s the hammer of justice                                                                     … Continue reading

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The answer is YOU!

The Lord is in His holy temple. Psalm 11:4 Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For … Continue reading

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