A touching story of how the Gospel is transforming prostitutes through a ministry that grew out of Navigators showing compassion for the vulnerable and broken around them. Video developed by The Navigators.
"A homily from Micah 6:1-8, preached at Trinity School for Ministry, February 1, 2017
If you poll any average group of people today and ask them for their primary image of God, chances are one of the first answers you’ll hear is judge. God, it is often thought, is like a judge sitting imperiously at a great high bench, robed in black, with a scowl or at least an expression of dull dislike.
And, it must be said, this image is not without biblical support. God is often portrayed as a judge who holds the fate of kings and nations in his hand, who will call all of humanity to account at the Great Assize.
But in our Old Testament lesson for today, the prophet Micah chooses a different image. God, he shows us, is indeed in the courtroom, but he’s there on the floor as the prosecuting attorney ..."
Timothy Keller's Article "What is Biblical Justice?"
"When I was professor at a theological seminary in the mid-eighties, one of my students was a young man named Mark Gornik. One day we were standing at the copier and he told me that he was about to move into Sandtown, one of the poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods in Baltimore. I remember being quite surprised. When I asked him why, he said simply, “To do justice.”
It had been decades since any white people had moved into Sandtown. For the first couple of years there, it was touch and go. Mark told a reporter, “The police thought I was a drug dealer, and the drug dealers thought I was a police officer. So, for a while there, I didn’t know who was going to shoot me first.” Yet over the years Mark, along with leaders in the community, established a church and a comprehensive set of ministries that have slowly transformed the neighborhood. ..."
Sermon by Ps Jacob Ng, Redemption Hill Church on Jeremiah 9:23-26: "God practises steadfast love, justice and righteousness, and those who truly know Him are circumcised in their hearts to desire these."