Tag Archives: social justice

‘What’s wrong with the world today’

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) As the story goes, The [London] Times once sent out an inquiry to famous authors asking the question “What’s wrong with the world today?” to which author G.K. Chesterton replied: … Continue reading

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Just-as-if they were you

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah … Continue reading

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Justice in everyday life

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) It’s an injustice when where you live determines whether you live.  Right here in America there are zip codes in the same city where there can be a difference of as … Continue reading

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God, made public

(Click here for a video ofJohn reading today’s Catch.) There can be no debate about this: God is on the side of the poor, the weak, the disenfranchised and the powerless. God is in the business of setting things right. … Continue reading

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I think I’m missing something

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) What word appears 130 times in the Old Testament and15 times in the New (used mostly by Jesus) but hardly ever shows up in the language of evangelical Christians?  What … Continue reading

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Listening to millennials

We need to start listening to millennials. They are sensitive to things that are near to the heart of God, but have been overlooked by evangelicals for decades.  Take just the single issue of justice. I grew up dead center … Continue reading

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Deep reflection

During the civil rights march on Washington in 1963, when Martin Luther King gave his famous “I Have A Dream” speech, Peter, Paul and Mary sang to thousands who had gathered there with the Washington Monument towering behind them. I … Continue reading

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Where is Nelson Mandela when we need him?

In our interview with Os Guinness this week, he spoke of his admiration for America even though he is not himself an American, because of the revolution of 1776 and the great experiment of democracy which formed a vision for … Continue reading

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