Justice Champion: Killa Marti

Killa Marti is an attorney at Solano Law Firm and founder of Clarkston Justice Center in Clarkston, Georgia. Throughout her journey to Justice Champion, there were many confirmations of the calling on her heart. Killa’s mother, an attorney with 30 years of experience, taught her that God loves justice and He has called us to…

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3 Remarkable Lessons from a Courageous Rescue Mission


Last week the world witnessed the courageous cave rescue of twelve members of the now-famous Wild Boars youth soccer team.  Here are three remarkable lessons for us. Lesson One:  The resilience of hope The day began full of promise.  Saturday, June 23 was Peerapat “Night” Sompiangjai’s 17th birthday.   While a Sponge Bob birthday cake and…

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3 Powerful Lessons from the Heart of a Father


Father’s Day.  For some the day is a challenge of emotions caused by a distant, abusive or absent father.  Others spend an awkward day required by a divorce decree.  Many reflect on a dad who is no longer living.  Fathers aren’t perfect, but we have a heavenly father who is and he built within dads…

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The Powerful Truth about Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Memorial Day dates back in some form to 1868.  The holiday honors those who died in wars for America.  There is a deeper truth in the day which we do well to honor.  Here is the powerful truth about Memorial Day. Memorial Day is not about death, but life. Abraham Lincoln understood the powerful truth…

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Do you think our justice system is fair for all?


  We pledge allegiance with liberty and justice for all.  But do you think our justice system is fair for all?  We want to explore this question and its significant implications with you at Restore 117 on June 8-9 at Judson University. Our Civil Justice System is Not Fair for All Don’t you think it…

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God cares about immigrants, why don’t you?


A profound question.  “Dear God, it’s me Ruth.” She wrote. “I learned you love people like me in Sunday School.  But people act like my mom and me don’t belong.  Did I do something bad?” What do you tell a Dreamer like Ruth? What do you say to Ruth?  Brought to the U.S. from Honduras…

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The Startling Truth about Justice and St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick's

We took our sons to Ireland many years ago.  Joseph (pictured) still has the hat.  He also bought a big leprechaun hat, but there are some pictures a freshman in college refuses to show.  Ireland is a beautiful island with friendly people and a rich history – including St. Patrick.  Knowing this Irish story allows…

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3 Reasons to Not Abandon Hope of Justice for Dreamers


Monday is the deadline set by the Trump Administration for action on DACA.  At stake are the lives of 800,000 young people brought to America facing the loss of protected status.  Congress will not rise to the challenge by Monday, but here are 3 reasons to not abandon hope of justice for dreamers. Reason #1: …

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Is Christmas really a remarkable refugee story?


Not at first glance.  But there are some significant truths around God’s movement of people in the Christmas narrative. The Bible is a remarkable story of movement. My friend Jenny Yang with World Relief first reminded me of this simple, but profound truth.  The first immigrants came from Eden.  As their children moved across the…

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