Racism Theology

Justice is a gospel issue: Opportunities for growth, miraculous and transformational outcomes (Acts 6:7)

So what was the result of the validation, engagement and empowerment strategy of the Apostolic team leadership? And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith. (Acts 6:7) The rest of the chapter and Acts 7 deals with a specific example that is so laden with wisdom that it deserves a series of its…

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Racism Theology

Justice is a gospel issue – Acts 6:1

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine posted on how justice and the gospel are inextricable. Anyone who has read Isaiah (or any of the prophets) as well as Jesus (see Matt 25 etc) can’t help but agree, but Joel Brown was making his point that “justice is a kingdom issue” based on Acts 6. My immediate response was: Yes! Acts 6 connects with many really important things such as ecclesiology, race relations…

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