Category: Justice

Compassion

Compassion is a great word involving our intellect, our emotions and our actions. “A feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering”. Compassion means so much more than pity. Pity is a feeling of […]

Defining influences in my life.

I have been thinking about the moments, events and influences in my life that define who I am and have shaped my past, my present and my future. One particular influence on my life was my religious knowledge teacher at secondary school, Mr. J. My family were always […]

Your Kingdom Come

We are all familiar with the words from the Lord’s Prayer that says, “your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven”. These words are some of the most powerful words ever spoken and affect the whole world, and have an effect upon […]

Freedom from Poverty

It is my contention that the whole world needs freedom from poverty. It is not just the desperately poor who need that freedom. In tolerating a situation in which two billion people survive on £9 a week, we are all implicated and all need setting free from the […]

Love and Justice

“Love without justice is sentimentality, Justice without love is legalism.” God’s love in Action… For many years the strap line for Kingscare has been, “God’s love in action”. Love is voluntary, and is an excellent motive for giving. We need to be sure that our love is not […]

My Dream

I dream of a day… A Day when all the people of the earth will have a chance to flourish. When all, regardless of their background, will have the opportunity, through education and hard work, to enjoy the fruit of their labour. But I dream also of a […]