justice

April 30, 2023 – 1 Peter 2:19-25

Hardship and suffering are to be avoided! The human survival instinct is a hard one to transform. Peter tells us how Jesus was able to face suffering in a transformational way. This way of suffering is a long game in…

Justice

Those filled with a sense of their own humility can better see the needs of others. Having a vision for righteousness and justice begins internally before it can find meaning outside of us. Taking positions is far too easy. Taking…

December 12, 2021-Luke 3:7-18 (Advent 3-Year C)

The age of social media often invites us to make statements about politics, injustice, etc. Often we feel that the opinion we have on something equates with fruitful action about it. John the Baptist makes it clear in his witness…

October 17, 2021-Job 38:1-7, 24-41 (Pentecost 21 -Year B)

Our longing for justice from God can be wrongly motivated. We want justice for others but sometimes. not ourselves. In this week's episode, we come face to face with the God of justice. Instead of wielding the gavel, this God…

October 10, 2021-Job 23 (Pentecost 20-Year B)

We have a heightened sense of justice these days. Knowing what is fair and not fair are closely held virtues for every human being. Often our sense of justice is uninformed and lacks nuance. We are eager to see black…