Category Archives: Social Justice

The Right Time to Do the Right Thing

The other day, I had to pop into my local supermarket to pick up a prescription. As I walked toward the front door, I noticed a man sitting on the sidewalk, holding a cardboard sign asking for money. Until a … Continue reading

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For How Long?

Am I the only one who thinks Acts 2:42-47 is a bit of a crock? They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders … Continue reading

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A Baaaad Day for Goats

Tomorrow is officially Christ the King Sunday (technically the Feast of Christ the King), but when I look at the Scriptures that will be read in liturgical churches around the world, I can’t wonder if it shouldn’t be called Sheep … Continue reading

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Tears Are Still Not Enough, Part 2

Yesterday, I shared my recent rock down Memory Lane, from Band-Aid Street to Hear ‘n Aid Boulevard. I asked whether we in the West have gotten any better at taking care of the the least of these in the post-Geldof era. I also promised … Continue reading

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Tears Are Still Not Enough, Part 1

I gave a couple of bucks to African famine relief the other day. Motivated more by nostalgia than charity, I decided to buy the original Band-Aid recording of Do They Know It’s Christmas? and USA For Africa’s We Are the World. … Continue reading

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