October 27, 2020

This widow was pleading for equity, what today could be called social justice, and justice came after her prolonged effort to make the judge uncomfortable. Read more

October 23, 2020

Collective choices create change. None of us can change the world all by ourselves, but together we can accomplish great and beautiful things. Read more

October 21, 2020

It’s not a gospel of mercy, grace, and forgiveness that releases us from a Divine, punitive retribution, but of mercy, grace, and forgiveness of debt that gives birth to distributive, restorative, transformative, and reparative justice. Death is overcome by life and not avoided with greater death-dealing. Read more

October 20, 2020

In the story, it was the elite and privileged who felt this disgust and loathing. Today, it’s those on the margins of society, those who have been hurt by Christianity. Read more

October 16, 2020

Seeing the man set free from his internalized oppression, the society around him refuses to get free of the same “demons.” Read more

October 14, 2020

Society finds unity in agreeing on who they choose to be against. Victims of this violence can adopt their society’s estimation of themselves in many forms. Read more

October 13, 2020

This is a gospel story of societal oppression leading a person to believe their oppressors’ valuation of themselves and then to self-destruction. Read more

October 9, 2020

The work of justice requires paying attention to how difference is used to justify oppression. Read more

October 7, 2020

In Matthew and the other gospels, Jesus stands in the prophetic lineage of Isaiah, calling for the radical inclusion of those once excluded by their sacred text. Read more

October 5, 2020

This is a statement where Jesus stands with the more inclusive, progressive Jewish community interpreting their sacred texts. Read more

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