Quote – Justice & Neighborliness

The Christian community is having a significant resurgence thinking about what is meant by justice. It’s important because justice and righteousness are the same greek word. The church has been really clear about our call to righteousness. We meant being holy. But the word is the same as justice. What does that mean?

@mckinleyrick: “Justice in its purest form can be expressed in the call to neighborliness.” #Justice2012

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Rick Mckinley offers this tight summary: “Justice in its purest form can be expressed in the call to neighborliness.”

Being a good neighbor. Words of Jesus come time mind: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Hmmm…  True righteousness, true justice lies there.

Rick is the pastor of Imago Dei, an innovative church here in Portland, OR.  Rick is a writer and provocative thinker. Check out his book, This Beautiful Mess: Practicing the Presence of the Kingdom of God.


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