Immigrants And Their Children

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I had taken a vacation from the news for a couple weeks, but I couldn’t help but notice all the discussion in my Facebook feed about immigrants being separated from their children. Everybody seems to have weighed in by now, an executive order has been signed, and in reality most have people had made their decisions beforehand. Continue reading

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Judging the World, cont.

This past Sunday my family and I were at church small group meeting. At the end of the night our group leader loaned me some books and other reading material that he had accumulated over the years, related to our topic of discussion that evening. Unrelated, but in the bag was an article from 1987 written by another man at church who I’ve really come to respect and admire over the past 5 months since I’ve known him. The article he had written was about jury duty. When I read it I was struck by the similarity of our experiences, but he also gave me more things to consider, for example:

“we all make judgments¬†in many ways. In cases of church discipline, however, it is never to be punitive, as courts must be, but redemptive.”

“Might justice be perverted if good people refuse to be involved?”

I was unable to include his published article in the comments from my previous post (Judging the World), so you can read it by clicking on the pdf links below:

Justice, the Jury, and Jesus -Page 1

Justice, the Jury, and Jesus -Page 2