By Bruce Strom, originally posted at the Gospel Justice Initiative. The Devil is described as ‘the Father of Lies’ (Jn. 8:44). And we are told, ‘to those who have been given much, much will be demanded’ (Lk 12:48). So we should not be surprised at the pervasive lie that lawyers are power-hungry sharks incapable of … Read More
By Bruce Strom, originally posted at the Gospel Justice Initiative. 1. You are never too young, or old, to leave a justice legacy. The memorial to Dr. King makes him a giant. I seem tiny in comparison from a photo from a recent trip with my son to DC to advocate for Dreamers. Each person must … Read More
By Esther Larson, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Don’t worry – I’m not going down the partisan route of talking about poverty through a political angle. I’ll let Senator Cory Booker and Representative Paul Ryan’s words speak for themselves. Rather, I”ll be considering the 50th Anniversary of the “War on Poverty” and how the Gospel transforms our thinking … Read More
By Wally Larson, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. I’m a lawyer, but that’s just the start of what God has called me to at work. In May I graduated from the Center for Faith and Work’s Gotham Fellowship program. Paul writes in Romans that “all have sinned and fallen short of the … Read More
Originally posted on Made to Flourish. What this is: This is a letter a church wrote to police officers in their community to thank them for their work. It is a good example of a “workplace affirmation.” Dear Officer, I recently ran across this story from ABC news. It seems a couple of years ago October of … Read More
God’s Protective Heart in a Police Officer, originally posted on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. In this message we’re going to search out God’s always protective, law abiding, order maintaining, justice bringing, life saving, lawbreaker busting heart through the vocation of a police officer.
God’s Just Heart in a Judge, originally posted on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. In this sermon, we’re going to look at the just heart of God through a judge. What does it mean that God judges?