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Where Is God When Injustice Rains?

Instead of asking, “Where was God in all this?” perhaps I should ask the question “Where was I?” If you say, “But we knew nothing about this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who … Continue reading

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Civil Rights – Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln and the work of Christ

60 years ago today Rosa Parks kept her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. On Thursday, December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. … [This] 42-year-old … Continue reading

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The Punishment of Injustice

[From the archives. This first appeared as a guest post on Natasha Robinson’s blog.] *** “I hear you don’t like Mexicans.” He looked angry. “What?” I stood at my high school locker late that afternoon, the halls empty but for … Continue reading

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When Lincoln Told Slave Owners They Should Try It For Themselves

He who would be no slave, must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves. Abraham Lincoln, letter of April 6, 1859. It is not enough for us to agree to “have … Continue reading

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Civil Rights And The Gospel – why the struggle is worth it

I like inertia. I like that an object at rest tends to stay at rest, especially when the object is my body, and I like that an object in motion tends to stay in motion if that means I don’t have to … Continue reading

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Pursuing Justice In An Unjust World

God speaks out on justice and fairness. Justice, justice shalt thou pursue … . (Deuteronomy 16:20.) We belong to the faithful Judge of all the world, the one we can can trust in his righteous judgment. Let all creation rejoice … Continue reading

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Injustice and Sexism – Two for Tuesday

[I had two guest posts go up yesterday. In the first, Natasha Robinson asked me to join her in a series on pursuing God’s justice on her blog A Sista’s Journey. Below is the opening, with a link to read … Continue reading

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The Punishment of Injustice

[Natasha Robinson asked me to join her in a series on pursuing God’s justice on her blog A Sista’s Journey. Here’s the opening, with a link to read the rest at her place.] *** “I hear you don’t like Mexicans.” … Continue reading

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