Social Justice

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Get Dirty for the Planet

“For see, I am creating new heavens and a new earth—so wonderful that no one will even think about the old ones anymore. Be glad; rejoice forever in my creation. Look! I will re-create Jerusalem as a place of happiness, and her people shall be a joy!”  Isaiah 65:17-18 (The Living Bible) Causes are great. And causes are not so great. That’s…

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Get Dirty

“When the time came, [Jesus] set aside the privileges of deity and took on the status of a slave, became human! Having become human, he stayed human. It was an incredibly humbling process. He didn’t claim special privileges. Instead, he lived a selfless, obedient life and then died a selfless, obedient death—and the worst kind of death at that—a crucifixion.”  Philippians 2:7-8…

Bleeding Heart Liberals

You need to get involved with us and become a bleeding heart liberal, Jesus-style. Whenever I hear this term, I don’t know what to do with it.  Is it good, is it bad?  I’ll admit, I’ve never been called a “bleeding heart liberal,” and I think because it’s derogatory toward people who champion social justice.  I was reading the Bible and meditating,…

Churches Helping Churches in Haiti

Galatians 6:10 reads, “So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.”  The household of faith is the Christian church–not one local church, but all churches that are true followers of Jesus.  This verse says we are to do good especially to churches.  We are to help Haiti,…