Tagged: justice

Pay Attention to What Makes You Cry

By Jennifer Grant The doors of our refrigerators, once a gallery of finger-painted artwork and soccer snack schedules, are now clean and spare. Minivans have been traded in for something sleeker or have become...

On Listening

Love listens. It is its first task to listen. All things and all people, so to speak, call on us with small or loud voices. They want us to listen, they want us to...

Black and White Theology

By John Perkins Sometimes I look at the Bible and think all God is about is justice: “For the Lord loves justice” (Psalm 37:28); “I know that the Lord secures justice for the poor...

Reigniting the Firebrand Heart

By Melanie Springer Mock From the very first pages of her memoir, Assimilate or Go Home, I felt an affinity with D.L. Mayfield. Perhaps I recognized my students in Mayfield’s idealism and innocence, a...

Be Human

By Micky ScottBey Jones For all my activist, organizer, social justice warrior, touched-by-the-pain-in-the-world type Beloveds out there: The air feels heavy today. So many agonizing headlines and painful hashtags it’s hard at times not...