On Justice Continued: Who Is Unjust?

Justice and righteousness are about a radical, selfless way of life. Like in the book of Proverbs, what does it mean to “bring about just righteousness?”  “Open your mouth for those who can’t speak for themselves.” And what do these words mean for the prophets, like Jeremiah? “Rescue the disadvantaged, and don’t tolerate oppression orContinue reading “On Justice Continued: Who Is Unjust?”

Why Do We Care About Justice?

If you were a praying mantis, it would be socially acceptable to devour your mate. And if you’re a honey badger, you have no regard for other animals, you don’t care. If you’re a Panda with twins, it’s normal to abandon one to take care of the other.But if humans do any of these things,Continue reading “Why Do We Care About Justice?”

God Even Uses Your Mistakes

Handley Moule, when he was Bishop of Durham, had the task of visiting the relatives of 170 miners who had been killed in a mining accident. While he was wondering what to say to them, he picked up a little bookmark his mother had given him. As he held it up, on the reverse sideContinue reading “God Even Uses Your Mistakes”

On My Brothers

Our nation has had more than its share of distractions lately. There’s one facet that grieves me more than others: this division of racism. It should not be citizens against police. It should not be blacks against whites. We are all citizens; we are all people. I pray we each and collectively can respect andContinue reading “On My Brothers”

The power of unity

In Buchenwald concentration camp, 56,000 people were put to death by a totalitarian regime that saw the Christian faith as a threat to its ideology. One block of cells in the camp was reserved for prisoners who were deemed especially dangerous or notable. Paul Schneider, a Lutheran pastor who was called ‘the preacher of Buchenwald’,Continue reading “The power of unity”

The Ultimate Valentine

Romantic love is wonderful – but it’s only a reflection of the much deeper love God has for His children! – from Pastor Begg’s broadcasted sermon today I was encouraged and reminded by a sermon from Alistair Begg on God’s love, his “First, Love: The Original Plan” that broadcasted today. https://www.truthforlife.org/ Yes, I recommend givingContinue reading “The Ultimate Valentine”

– A Poem – [untitled]

I wrote this today actually. I currently don’t have much of a title idea for it. I would welcome any suggestions, thank you I want to make these thoughts rhyme Or at least to make sense the craziness of mine Though You call me up, You call me towards Yet still sin of yesterday entanglesContinue reading “– A Poem – [untitled]”

Ambition – Directing it Where?

Chuck Colson was a self-made man. As a student, he arrogantly turned down a scholarship to Harvard. He joined the Marines, set up his own law firm and entered politics. By the age of forty he had become one of President Nixon’s closest advisers. Later, he described himself as ‘a young ambitious political kingmaker’. He was knownContinue reading “Ambition – Directing it Where?”