Advocacy – Another example of acting for justice

One of the ways in which we have tried to support justice is by seeking to stand alongside people seeking justice through our immigration system – particularly asylum seekers. The immigration system is exactly one of those examples of justice been distant and difficult to access. Continue reading

What if … imagining a just and fair society

So, I’d better start with a big disclaimer. The thoughts below are my own personal musings and have not been run past anyone else. They are therefore not necessarily the views of Bearwood Chapel. However, as I mentioned in my last article, one of the ways in which we can work for justice is to try to imagine and describe what a just and fair society might look like. Continue reading

Why do we seek justice in the world around us?

In one of our earlier articles we talked about barriers to justice. This means that for a number of reasons, some of the most vulnerable and needy people are unable to get justice in this world. So what is our responsibility and role here? Continue reading

Do we talk about Justice?

On Sunday, we opened up the theme of justice as we looked at Proverbs 21.  I’d like to follow up on that with a few articles on faithroots.net exploring the question “What is justice and what is our responsibility as Christians in promoting it?”

With that in mind, I was fascinated to find a little appendix at the back of a new book, “Coming Home”[1]  It’s the transcript of a panel discussion with some notable heavyweights of the Reformed Evangelical world[2] and they are looking at “Biblical Foundations for Seeking God’s justice in a sinful world.” Continue reading