IN THIS BLOG, I SHARE INSIGHTS INTO TODAY’S JUSTICE ISSUES, GOD’S HEART, AND PRACTICAL APPLICATION FOR THE BUSY PERSON WHO CARES ABOUT JUSTICE.
There are 327.2 million people in America. 1.3 million are lawyers. Only .004% of the population – less than one half of one percent – have a law degree. With 67% of Americans identifying as Catholic or Protestant, at best there are 870,000 Christian lawyers and we know the profession does not mirror the general…Read More
Two major reports demonstrate the startling reality of a lack of access to justice. While the trends are disturbing, the opportunity to expand help and hope is greater. Justice and the Poor: A study of the present denial of justice to the poor In July, Harvard released a significant report on the legal system and…Read More
I spoke Wednesday at Christian Business Fellowship on the role of prayer in business. The presentation arose from a discussion among business leaders. Many lived in the divided world of choice A , others wrestled with the amount of overlap in choice B. I said the answer was C. Prayer is not part of…Read More
Last week we celebrated our independence. Helen, Daniel and I were in Washington DC visiting Joseph who has an internship there. We visited the National Museum of African American History & Culture, Museum of the Bible and drove to visit Gettysburg. Each of these sites have strong connections to Independence Day. Lesson One: The Paradox…Read More
Happy father’s day. Originally rooted in honoring St. Joseph, Jesus’s earthly father, in the 1500’s by the Catholic Church, an official recognition did not come in the United States until 1972 when signed into law by Richard Nixon. Why celebrate? I believe at the core of every man beats a heart for justice. A heart…Read More