Eugene Cho on Justice

Quote from “Overrated: Are We More in Love with the Idea of Changing the World Than Actually Changing the World?” by Eugene Cho – “Justice is, in fact, the broadest, most consistent word the Bible uses to speak about what ought to be, and it has been used throughout the centuries by Christians and non-ChristiansContinue reading “Eugene Cho on Justice”

The narrowness of my evangelicalism

The story is from Birmingham Revolution, but it could be my story. It took place in 1968, but for me it could have been 1988. Edward Gilbreath relates the story of Glen Kehrein, who founded Circle Urban Ministries in Chicago. When he was a student at Moody Bible Institute in 1968, a group of students wereContinue reading “The narrowness of my evangelicalism”

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”