justice monday

The following is an excerpt from Gospel Justice.  Some refer to the Monday of Holy Week as Justice Monday when Jesus drove the money exchangers from the temple. Powerful reminder that Jesus is not a tame lion and that he cares deeply about injustice. Jerusalem was abuzz. “Did you see the crowds when Jesus entered…

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CARES Act

On Thursday, March 26 the President signed a historic 2.2 trillion-dollar stimulus bill known as the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act).  The CARES Act demonstrates an amazing glimmer of bipartisanship and contains helpful provisions for all Americans.  Here is what you need to know: Direct payments All adults earning less than…

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crisis

I have seen lawyers rise to the challenge of crisis time and time again.  The Coronavirus crisis is no different.  We have a unique opportunity to bring clarity and peace to neighbors in need.  Here are three things you can do now to help. 1.  Be part of a virtual client appointment in this crisis.…

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business

Has the coronavirus crisis made you feel like you are racing down the autobahn so fast you can’t read the signs?  To make it worse, the signs are in German!  That’s what the fast-breaking news of COVID-19 feels like.  All of a sudden life accelerated in a completely unexpected way.  Here are 4 actions you…

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coronavirus

Life is temporarily changing as the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) grows.  Schools, libraries, park districts, churches, restaurants and some businesses are closing.  Travel is restricted.  Social distancing is a new word in our vocabulary as fear spreads.  How should you respond in the midst of this national crisis? 1.  Don’t panic – participate With new…

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something new

Are you considering starting something new? Whether a relationship, business, volunteer opportunity or anything else, here are three helpful fundamentals to consider. 1. Begin with Prayer. Maybe you aren’t a praying person. This is a good time to start. For Administer Justice, it started with the prayers of my wife, Helen. You want a prayer…

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heart

I didn’t always have a heart that beat for justice.  How about you?  I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on love and justice as we approach Valentine’s Day. Love and Justice Justice is a powerful word.  You feel it in your bones.  Fundamental fairness.  If we are all created equal, then we ought…

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jewels

We are adding jewels for His crown by adding Jules to our staff.  Julie (Jules) Roper joined our team as our new COO.   I’ll introduce her to you.  But I also want to know how you are adding jewels for His crown in 2020. You are God’s Jewel The book of Zechariah says, “The Lord…

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Initiative

I am excited to announce the successful completion of Gospel Justice Initiative.  In the days ahead we will be changing our web site and materials to reflect our decision to now use the name Administer Justice. The Initiative Succeeded! Webster defines initiative as “an introductory step, introductory, preliminary.”  In 2011 John Robb (left) and I…

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favorite gift

I remember visiting the mall and telling Santa all I wanted for Christmas.  How about you?  Some years the list was embarrassingly long.  Probably like me, you forget all the presents over time, but I bet one stands out.  What was your favorite Christmas gift ever? The greatest Christmas gift No cheating.  We all know…

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