The American Church struggles with the quest for power. We end up defending the unjust and crushing the poor. We have a new level of hatred for the immigrant, minorities, and the poor. We are LOST.
The HOPE of the Church is to return to the margins. The HOPE of the Church is to turn away from the powerFUL and back to the powerLESS. Who else will uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed better? Who else can truly have Kingdom BEST for the those on the margins? We MUST turn away from our power-hungry quest!
2 “How long will you defend the unjust
and show partiality to the wicked?
3 Defend the weak and the fatherless;
uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
4 Rescue the weak and the needy;
deliver them from the hand of the wicked.
The New International Version. (2011). (Ps 82:2–4). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.