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Day: February 2, 2012

Book Review: Generous Justice by Timothy Keller

“There is a direct relationship between a person’s grasp and experience of God’s grace, and his or her heart for justice and the poor.” (p. xix)

On a recent trip to Memphis, I was inspired by the network of organizations that have arisen from the ministry of a particular church in that city. The leaders spoke about justice and the gospel in a way that was sophisticated in understanding, yet simple and passionate in language. I believe in justice as a core facet of the gospel, but I left that trip energized to strengthen my own foundation and dream new ways to lead my own congregation in reaching our community with God’s ministry of justice.

Yet while both this young generation and many of our not-so-young church members resonate with practical compassion offered to those in need, there is a challenge. Most Christians joyfully participate in clothing and food drives, funds for […]

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