Advent — Righteousness and Justice

14 The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in theContinue reading “Advent — Righteousness and Justice”


Scot McKnight is going through Tim Keller’s new book, City Church, over at Jesus Creed. McKnight offers a critique on Keller’s use of “justice” that I find interesting. When it comes to church and culture, I have had my thinking changed over the years. When I was growing up, it was the thick of the pro-life movement.Continue reading “Justice”

Sizzle Always Attracts Headlines

When I blog, I actually try to come up with a snazzy headline. It doesn’t work, but I try. I know that when the Twitter feed or Facebook post pops up, most people only take in the headline. I get “likes” on some posts about three seconds after it hits Facebook sometimes, so I knowContinue reading “Sizzle Always Attracts Headlines”

The Attitude of a Servant and the Need for Justice

The challenge of the servanthood of Jesus is one I like to avoid, quite honestly. 😉 When I get into a text like Philippians 2:1-13 I dig into the meditation of serving. This time through I am tracking the thought of “servant” through the Bible (in a very quick manner). What I am finding isContinue reading “The Attitude of a Servant and the Need for Justice”