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Not Guilty

Well, the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial was reached and read and reacted to on Saturday evening, July 13, 2013. Mr. Zimmerman was found “not-guilty.” I have my own thoughts about the verdict and the guilt or innocence of … Continue reading

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Right In Front of Us

While it seems a lot of my friends are concerned about all the scandals going on in Washington, something is happening right in front of us that very few people notice, much less discuss, and that is the injustice aimed … Continue reading

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Top Social Justice Issues

At the beginning of a new year here are a few of what I think are the top social justice issues we face. They are in no particular order. Human Trafficking Here is a link to the United States Department … Continue reading

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A Lack of Knowledge About Hidden Rules

This is part 9 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, and part 8. A simple definition of poverty … Continue reading

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A Lack of Relationships / Role Models

This is part 8 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, and part 7. … Continue reading

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A Lack of Support Systems

This is part 7 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, and part 6. A simple definition of poverty is a … Continue reading

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A Lack of Physical Resources

This is part 6 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5. A simple definition of poverty is a lack … Continue reading

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A Lack of Financial Resources

This is part 2 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources that … 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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