Time for Lent: Economic Justice
Jeff Boyd, SpectrumMagazine.com, March 10, 2010
As we have discussed in our Lenten gatherings at Canton Adventist, this season isn’t just a time to look at our personal habits or sinfulness, but to look at broader society and identify things in our world that must change in light of what God has done in and through the person of Jesus. Jeff is writing a series of articles for Lent that reflect on these broader issues. This is his latest.
The ways we eat, approach politics, worship God and spend money are highly emotionally charged because they emanate from the core of our identities. The values, hopes and fears that shape our practices and attitudes in these areas are veritable land mines; venture here at your own risk. This is to acknowledge that we need to offer each other abounding grace today as we talk about economics at the personal and societal level. Continue Article Here