August 31, 2020

Though oppressors often claim “God is on our side,” the God of this Genesis story shows regard for the victim of systemic injustice. Read more

August 27, 2020

Each day, with the choices we make, we are shaping the kind of earth we want to be part of. Read more

August 26, 2020

Today we are still called not to be passive in regards to the injustice, oppression, and violence we see around us. Read more

August 25, 2020

Jesus stood in the Hebrew prophetic justice tradtion: that tradition and hope was grounded here on earth with those who “hungered and thirsted” for things to be put right Read more

August 21, 2020

Faith in Jesus that is not aligned with social justice in its many expressions or with communities being harmed is not the kind of faith we encounter in the story of Jesus.  Read more

August 19, 2020

Not only does this definition fit Jesus and how he related to marginalized people in his own society, but we are called to do the same.  Read more

August 17, 2020

What does it mean for those who claim to be followers of Jesus to lose their salt? Jesus’ social teachings grew out of the soil of his own Jewish, prophetic, justice tradition. Read more

August 14, 2020

The story calls us to begin by identifying our oppressive political, economic, and religious systems today for what they truly are. We can no longer stand in solidarity with death-dealing systems. Read more

August 12, 2020

As Jesus followers today, the gospel we tell must locate Jesus among our oppressed siblings, whether they are women, people of color, Black people, LGBTQ people, poor people, or others. Read more

August 11, 2020

Their focus was very much on this present world, and the gospels showed a Jesus who taught a path toward righting oppression, violence, and injustice. Their message was that Jesus’ unjust execution interrupted his liberation work, and his resurrection overcame or reversed the death that unjust systems dealt. Read more

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