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 was blessed to get out of the Chicago cold on vacation recently. While traveling, I read “Crazy Enough to Care” by my friend, Alvin Bibbs. Alvin provides excellent insights into what it means to be crazy enough to care. Begin with Compassion Alvin’s book is not meant to be read as a book. The…Read More
Last Sunday I spoke at Ebenezer Christian Reform Church in Berwyn, a neighborhood of Chicago. I shared 3 startling insights that will make you rethink the Good Samaritan. The insights prompted my writing the book Gospel Justice. Startling Insight #1: The Good Samaritan is about the Gospel I grew up in Sunday School. I’m so…Read More
I have never seen anything like the dangerous action President Trump took this week in declaring a national emergency to reallocate billions of dollars for the construction of a wall along our southern border. Here are 3 things you need to know. 1. The precedent is dangerous. While other presidents have declared national emergencies, none…Read More
This week is locked in solidarity week created by our friends at Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) to shine a light on mass incarceration. Many justice challenges are big, but there are three practical ways you can be involved in promoting justice, not jails. First, do justice not jails through custom notifications Custom notifications are…Read More
The headline is not hyperbole. I firmly believe God’s world-changing plan is rooted in volunteering. Consider 3 ways volunteering for justice actually changes the world. 1. Volunteering reflects Jesus Why are you here? Seriously. Why are you on planet Earth in the 21st Century? I believe God looked down the corridor of time and saw…Read More