What the Gospel has to Say About Justice

Justice is a big topic weighing heavy on many hearts and minds. How do we, as people of faith, work through these issues? How can we help our kids come to terms with what they are hearing and seeing, and perhaps even experiencing?

Justice and righteousness are about a radical, selfless way of life.

Justice is a big topic weighing heavy on many hearts and minds these days. How do we, as people of faith, work through these issues? How can we help our kids come to terms with what they are hearing and seeing, and perhaps even experiencing?

Here are a few resources to get you started: videos, book recommendations and a beautiful prayer to say over the children in your life and minstry.

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  • Watch this video from The Bible Project showing how justice is rooted in the Gospel.
  • Read (and pray!) this beautiful Children’s Ministry Prayer, from Lawson Murray of Scripture Union Canada.
  • Read this book for ages 4-11: God Made Me and You: Celebrating God’s Design for Ethnic Diversity (Shai Linne, New Growth Press)
  • Five more books to help preschoolers, early elementary and high school students learn how to treat all people with dignity, rooted in the image of God.
  • Read this interview with two Canadian parents on how they teach their kids about justice and racism. Includes books recommendations.
  • Watch these movies to help your family talk about racism. Recommendations from PluggedIn/Focus on the Family.

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