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.
Do Likewise is a weekly blog exploring the connection between the gospel and justice in current issues of law, government and society. The aim of the blog is to inform and inspire readers to think differently and get engaged – to go and do likewise. Submissions for online publication should be 600 – 1200 words…Read More
On Monday, April 7 a historic summit will take place on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Never before has a state Supreme Court initiated a discussion with communities of faith and sought their involvement in making access to justice possible. Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice Holder is convening the Tennessee Faith &…Read More
Everywhere I go there seems to be someone with a notebook cover, t-shirt, or some other emblem against trafficking. Trafficking is one of the greatest evils of our time, but I can’t help but wonder if we haven’t almost turned it into the cool thing to be against. I wonder how many people actually do…Read More
I’m almost 50 so “Oh snap” is not generally in my vocabulary. The urban dictionary says it is a phrase of surprise, misfortune or insult. So I think it is an apt phrase to use for this past week’s comments over SNAP – supplemental nutrition assistance program – more frequently referred to as food stamps.…Read More
I have some wonderful friends – don’t act surprised. Some strongly believe that people will not listen to your words, until they see your actions. The heart of social justice is providing a platform from which we can model Christ love. They appreciate St. Francis of Assisi’s comment – “Preach the gospel always and when…Read More