What Does the Gospel Have to Do with Justice?

Everything. For too long we have created a false dichotomy in the Christian world between pursuing the gospel and pursuing justice. They are interconnected. The Gospel In its narrowest sense, the gospel is the gift of eternal life found in Christ through the atonement of his death and resurrection. But Jesus expanded an understanding of…

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12 Books on Justice That Can Change Your Life

As a Christian organization committed to justice for all, we read many books on justice. The power of a book to change you has been proven in multiple studies. Books and stories about justice, in particular, have the power to: Inform us Disturb us Ignite us Dispatch us Just as reading the Bible is useful…

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What happens when the Church does Justice?

I love the church. Unfortunately, today those words are as well received as saying I love lawyers. Why? For many, both groups are viewed as apathetic to the needs of the poor and vulnerable. What if we could change that perception? What happens when the church does justice? Where is the church? The pandemic was…

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5 Tips for Telling Powerful Stories of Impact

Jesus was a great storyteller. He didn’t use fancy power points, brochures, or video. He invited his audience into stories. Stories paint a picture that capture our hearts and minds. Any leader who wants to encourage a team, invite people to volunteer, give, or be involved in advancing justice should explore the power of story.…

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The Gospel according to Scrooge

Years ago, as a little child, my mother took me to a production the Jesus People Church was doing of The Gospel According to Scrooge. More than an intriguing title, the musical was an adaptation of Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol with a focus on the gospel of transformation. The captivating and convicting story of Scrooge…

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7 Ways to Teach Kids about Gospel Justice

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Every child understands justice – just try treating your children differently! Children want everything to be fair. This is because God made us in His image and He is a God of Justice. But Justice can be a messy topic. Some parents may want to avoid the controversy. But God has a lot to say…

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How you can do justice for immigrant neighbors in need

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Are you tired of demeaning rhetoric? Upset over the treatment of immigrant and refugee neighbors? Passionate about justice but don’t know how to offer practical assistance? We want to help. Let us show you how you can do justice for immigrant neighbors in need. Alleviate fear for immigrant neighbors One of the best ways to…

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