Is there really Liberty and Justice for all?

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I have visited more than 40 countries in the world, and I love America. We have many freedoms to celebrate this 4th of July.  If you live in America, you are one of the fortunate 4% of the world’s population. But every generation must advocate to maintain and expand our freedom.  You are not free…

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Why do songs of justice matter in a broken world?

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By Jeff Frazier, Lead Pastor Chapelstreet Church My grandfather loved the music of the big bands from the 1940s. I have fond memories of him making trumpet sounds with his mouth to some old Benny Goodman or Mills Brothers tune. To this day, whenever I hear those songs, I think of him. Songs have a…

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Should Christians be involved in doing justice?

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A disturbing trend has slipped into the church lately, spotlighted by the pandemic and the 2020 election. We have allowed justice to become political, rather than biblical. What are Christians to do? Is it possible to seek justice for our vulnerable neighbors and hold tightly to the gospel? How do we put God’s agenda for…

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Can we reconcile the Gospel with Social Justice?

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By: Kevin Drendel  Many social justice warriors believe the Church has abandoned the cause of justice. Many in the Church believe that social justice has abandoned the Gospel. Meanwhile, God’s heart is to proclaim good news to the poor. Jesus began his ministry when he read from Isaiah: “The Spirit of the Lord is on…

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Justice Monday!

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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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The Initiative Succeeded! Now is the time to Administer Justice!

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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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What are YOU thankful for this Thanksgiving?

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Our first nationwide Thanksgiving was proclaimed by President George Washington on November 26, 1789, “as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favours of Almighty God.”  Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a federal holiday during the civil war through a powerful proclamation. Thanksgiving has…

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What is your true purpose in life?

Life speeds by quickly. Too often we fail to stop and ask ourselves the most basic fundamental questions. And the most important one is why are you here? What is your true purpose in life? Is life about you? Who is at the center of your universe? Who or what matters most? For the first…

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