You are the gatekeepers of justice.Yet America ranks 65th in the world for providing affordable access to justice. 1 in 3 Americans cannot afford to pay for an attorney and less than 20% are able to find legal help.
GOD HAS A SOLUTION
“SPEAK UP FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES, FOR THE RIGHTS OF ALL WHO ARE DESTITUTE. SPEAK UP AND JUDGE FAIRLY; DEFEND THE RIGHTS OF THE POOR AND NEEDY.”
All throughout Scripture, God conveys his heart for social justice – the second most prominent theme in the Bible. Below are only a few verses…
God’s Justice Bible shows God’s plan for justice to triumph from Genesis through Revelation, in each Section of Scripture from the “Books of the Law” to the “End Times” – a theme that forms the backbone of Scripture.
He uniquely created you with special gifts to identify legal problems.Like the Good Samaritan there are neighbors near you who need your help. You can help change their story.
With the help of Gospel Justice Initiative, Denise Arnold reclaimed her reason for being a lawyer. As a justice champion, we helped her build a Justice Team to bring hope, joy and life to her community. You can too.
“We, as attorneys, have been given so much power by knowing the law and I personally want to use that power for a lasting and life changing impact.”
Denise Arnold, Attorney at Law
Gospel Justice Initiative provides all the tools and resources necessary to create joyful service. Listen to how lawyers are partnering with Gospel Justice Initiative and using their God-given talents to serve the poor and vulnerable.
“…God has gifted us, perhaps called us to do these things. And it is not just so that we can prosper, but it is also so that we can give back to the Kingdom.”
Traci Ellis,Attorney at Law
We understand the multiple demands upon your time, the uncertainty of how to serve, and questions of ability. That’s why we worked hard to remove those barriers. We have the tools, training, team and resources. All it takes is 4 hours a month for life-changing impact.
BE THE GOOD SAMARITAN
“You don’t have to be an expert in a specific area. If you’re smart enough to pass the bar, you’re smart enough to give someone the basic legal advice that often resolves their problems.”
Russel Brown, Attorney at Law
No one expected a Samaritan to stop. The world won’t expect you to stop and donate valuable time either.
The Samaritan was busy, but he intentionally got in the dirt to see a neighbor restored. That’s justice and love in action.
The Samaritan loved his neighbor. Pray, encourage, and help your neighbor see the God who loves them and has a plan for their life.
The Samaritan gave two days wages to see his neighbor restored. Donate your resources to help build justice communities across America.
As lawyers, we serve for free. Our investment provides an average of $300,000 in legal support and $70,000 in community benefits.
LIMITED ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANCE
Your time is valuable, and you can’t serve everyone. Our goal is not to do the work for others, but to help them help themselves.
Freedom from legal burdens is attainable. Lives are freed from violence, fraud, instability and fear so they can flourish.
People now stand on their own feet versus continuing a downward spiral that ensues when caught in the web of legal problems.
Individuals and families are strengthened as their legal, social and spiritual needs are met. Communities are changed by the ripple effect of hope restored. Everyone benefits as justice for all becomes a reality and those who once had no voice, now have one.
You are not alone. You are part of a local and national team. Locally, you are supported by a justice champion, client intake specialist, client advocate, prayer warrior, hospitality, interpreter and phone follow-up. Nationally, you have access to resources, training, subject matter experts, and a network of other gospel justice centers.