Tag: justice

Be Pro-All-Life

Today is the March for Life. As Christians, we are called to be life-giving. Imitators of the Father, who breathed life into creation. Disciples of Christ, who grants new life through his death and resurrection....

/ January 19, 2018

Repairer of Broken Walls, Restorer of Streets with Dwellings

A dear friend gave me a lovely letter and a homemade bookmark with a bead on it from when we were in Nairobi together. She writes things on the bookmark that I need to read—needed then,...

/ November 5, 2016

Freddie Gray and the narrative

It is important to remember what prompted the problems we see this week in Baltimore. The event that started this latest series of widespread public unrest in another American city was the life-ending injury to...

/ April 29, 2015

Jackie Robinson West: We are all guilty

No one escapes punishment. It finds us all, young or old. It just seems sadder that our beloved little league baseball team, darlings in grass-stained uniform, have fallen under the sledgehammer of greed and the...

/ February 12, 2015

It’s a long way to Montgomery

Demonstrators march in the streets, hoisting signs and chanting lyrical slogans for rights, for protection, for justice. Some signs bear poignant phrases, others throw accusations, and still others note grievances. There are lawyers out there, and...

/ January 12, 2015

Pray for the young men

For many, justice seems far off today. And with it, the other American dreams: peace, freedom, equality. Some will say they vanished in the night. Some will wonder how they can love their country today....

/ November 25, 2014

Audio evidence from the Zimmerman trial for the death of Trayvon Martin

The trial of George Zimmerman, accused in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has once again lifted debates of race relations, gun policy and the legitimacy of state laws to the highest levels in...

/ July 22, 2013