The rich and powerful don’t cling to threads of an apocalyptic desire for deliverance. Why would they? Deliverance from what?
—Remember when “WWJD?” was a thing? What would Jesus do? Remember that? It was supposed to be a reminder to people (evangelicals mostly) to stop and ask themselves how Jesus might respond to any given situation, and then act accordingly.Oh, come on. You remember, right? The bracelets, the t-shirts, the dog tags, the coffee mugs,…
Why would they ever think anything other than that you hate and fear them?
To choose to give charity is to take advantage of the power and resources at your disposal for those whom you think are worthy of your attention.
Social justice activist and minister Derek Penwell offers this prayer for Election Day 2018.
Communal lamentation is a very public cry of despair in the face of injustice.
If you don’t actively work toward a world where racism is a point of historical shame, you’re a racist.
When the time comes, if we have planned for our response, there’s a greater chance that we will do what in our heart of hearts we had hoped we would do.
What’s the “nice” form of political discourse that makes everybody feel comfortable and addresses the tragic inequities built into the system?
What else is a good Christian to do?
Those who talk about caring for the poor, while at the same time cutting the policies and programs designed to aid the poor, seem to love the idea of the idea of caring for the poor.
How will you use your privilege to create a world in which everyone shares those same privileges?
Social justice is not some temporal concern to avoid for me it may distract us from the “real” job of saving souls.