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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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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Dr. King

I don’t think Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. knew he would have a monument in Washington D.C.  He was less concerned about leaving a legacy and more concerned about living one.  A legacy is less about what you leave and more about how you live.  King chose to live his life in a way that…

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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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thank you

Will you consider a year-end gift in support of justice for all?  Together we can make a difference in the lives of thousands of vulnerable neighbors in need. As tragic as the statistics of need are, the growing reality is more people are finding help because of your support.  Every Saturday across the country neighbors…

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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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peace

Christmas is rapidly approaching.  There are gifts to buy and cookies to bake and gifts to buy and presents to wrap and gifts to buy and cards to send.  Just thinking about it makes one dizzy.  All I want for Christmas is peace.  How about you? The Challenge of Christmas I was giving the invocation…

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