What Everybody Ought to Know About God and Justice

“The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he.” ~ Deuteronomy 32:4 “For I the LORD love justice.” ~ Isaiah 61:8a A picture hangs in the hallway of my school, put there by students...

What Cops, Teachers, and Soldiers Have in Common

The cat is out of the bag, so to speak, when it comes to criminal justice in America. While police still rank among the most trusted institutions in American society, public confidence in the police has nevertheless hit a 20-year low. Outcries surrounding the deaths...

U.S. Police Shootings Compared to Other Countries

I remember hearing about Tamir Rice’s death over the radio as I drove into work last year. The news brought me to tears. It grieved and frightened me like few news stories can. I cannot help but think of my students when I hear about this story, and the idea...