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.
This summer my son Joseph is living and working in Washington D.C. We are fortunate to have a relative living nearby where he can stay. He spent this weekend touring Arlington National Cemetery and took these photos. He also posted on his Facebook page why as a millennial he cares about Memorial Day. Memorial Day…Read More
by Nancy Allen, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, Gospel Justice Initiative My hometown of Crystal Lake recently experienced one of the worst injustices of all—the abuse that led to the death of an innocent child. Crystal Lake recently ranked 10th in the U.S. as one of the “Best Small Cities in the Country” based on quality…Read More
Admit it moms. Someone does something unfair to your child and you turn into a super hero. It’s true. Inside the heart of every mom is a natural desire to do justice. I’m convinced God put it there. Mother’s Day I admire moms. The best multi-taskers on the planet, you have amazing capacity to care…Read More
As we approach Easter, the question of whether good works of justice save you is worth exploring. A story Jesus told on Tuesday of Holy Week helps frame the question: The story of two sons 28 “What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, ‘Son,…Read More
Is God’s justice best understood to punish or restore? The question is significant. How we view justice has a direct impact on how we do justice. Which is it? Is a Biblical view of justice best described as retributive or restorative? God’s justice recognizes God is judge Those who believe the Bible is about punishment…Read More