Category Archives: Justice

A Highly Probable Immigration/Deportation Scenario

Our present administration has shut the government down over a contrived crisis. Now, both sides are dug in and innocent people are being hurt. All over what to do about immigrants and border security. Let me give you a likely … Continue reading

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Justice (Isaiah 1:17)

(NOTE: This sermon was prepared and delivered for the first “Dirty Church Conference.” Hosted by OneGen Away at Strong Tower Bible Church in Nashville, TN on September 15, 2018) ______________________________ Justice. What do you hear when you hear that word? … Continue reading

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From a Palestinian Christian

I know this is now old news, but a few months back there was a slight uproar from the religious right because the United States, under Obama administration, abstained from voting on a United Nation’s resolution condemning the Israeli’s settlements on … Continue reading

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Local Mayor’s Breakfast

On Wednesday morning, May 22nd, I had the privilege of attending Mayor Ken Moore’s “State of the City” breakfast at The Factory in Franklin, TN (http://www.franklintn.gov/index.aspx?page=25&recordid=1978). I have attended most of these breakfast events and consider Dr. Moore to be … Continue reading

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Embracing Social Justice

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has” (Margaret Mead) ___________________________________________ Jesus proclaimed, “The time has come…The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and … Continue reading

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What Changed?

A friend recently asked me what changed in my life that caused me to focus on social justice issues. I will admit I have not always been concerned about the poor, the vulnerable, and the marginalized in our community. I … Continue reading

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The Poor

Here is what I read in my devotions this morning. It was to good not to share: “Putting ourselves in proximity to oppressed people begins to open us up to understanding and compassion…God identifies with the poor, not because they … Continue reading

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