Monthly Archives: October 2012

Poverty in the United States

I recently read a summary report about poverty in the United States. The data is based on information collected from the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau and has to do with rates at the end of 2009. What do you think … Continue reading

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What They Did Not Talk About

I received the following email from http://www.sojo.net. I thought it was interesting enough to share with you. _______________________________ Dear friend, Are you still talking about last night’s lively debate? The candidates tackled some important issues, including jobs, immigration, energy, and … Continue reading

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Grievous Sin

How would you define sodomy? I bet your definition is drastically different from God’s. Without a doubt the Old Testament city of Sodom was immoral and deserving of her judgment sent by God.[1] Genesis records, “Then the Lord said, ‘The … Continue reading

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The Line

I am encouraging everyone to take 45 minutes and watch the documentary put out by sojo.net entitled “The Line.” It is a wonderfully made film about the reality of poverty in the U.S. Go to the link below and scroll to the … Continue reading

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Social Gospel vs. Personal Conversion

Why don’t more evangelical churches in the United States talk about social justice? The answer goes back to the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century America. As the United States entered the industrial revolution, and … Continue reading

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What is Social Justice?

The word “social” comes from the Latin word socius, meaning “companion” or “ally.” The word “justice” comes from the Latin words iustitia and iustus, meaning “righteousness” and “equity.” Thus, “social justice” is seeing all people as your companion or ally and treating them in a right … Continue reading

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