Category: Social Justice

There should be no poor among you
November 16th, 2014

Deuteronomy 15:1-11 I am glad that this sermon series on social justice is generating discussion. It is important that we think about how our faith applies to all areas of life. One of the questions that has been asked is: What is it the poor are supposed to do to change their situation? There are […]

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Giving and Receiving
November 9th, 2014

various texts Last Sunday I gave four reasons why we should do social justice. First, our fellow human beings are created in the image of God and therefore deserve to be respected. A second reason for doing social justice is that we who follow Jesus are a community who should model ourselves after the Trinity: […]

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Why Do Social Justice?
November 2nd, 2014

Various Do you remember the story of Job in the Old Testament? Job was a wealthy man who was (Job 1:1) “blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil.” And then disaster hit. Bad news after bad news arrived and then Job was struck by painful sores from head to toe. Job sat in […]

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