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.
I live near Willow Creek Community Church where this week a series of disclosures rocked the church and broader faith community. Sunday the New York Times reported on the 10th woman to accuse founder Bill Hybels of sexual assault. The same day teaching pastor, Steve Carter, resigned indicating he could no longer stay silent in…Read More
Dee Arnold – wife, mother of two, attorney at WillCounsel and volunteer – established and now serves at an Administer Justice site located in Saint Charles, Illinois at Christ Community Church. The clinic provides a wide range of services to meet the immediate and future needs of individuals facing civil legal matters, who are unable…Read More
Last week I spoke with three lawyers and two pastors exploring how they can impact their community through gospel justice ministry. Good question. Here’s guidance on how to explore God’s call to do justice. Explore God’s call through prayer My conversations this week reminded me of the importance of prayer. “I’ve been praying for an…Read More
Nancy Cogar leads the Gospel Justice Initiative Chapter in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Meeting at White Oak United Methodist Church, Nancy and her team seek to help the 1 in 3 Tennesseans who need legal help but would be denied access to a lawyer due to lack of funds. Early on, even as a Brownie and Girl…Read More
Last week the world witnessed the courageous cave rescue of twelve members of the now-famous Wild Boars youth soccer team. Here are three remarkable lessons for us. Lesson One: The resilience of hope The day began full of promise. Saturday, June 23 was Peerapat “Night” Sompiangjai’s 17th birthday. While a Sponge Bob birthday cake and…Read More