Many people grow up today not knowing the Christian worldview and the Hope of the Gospel. It keeps us very busy as more and more of these folks start searching for truth. But as you’ve heard, nature abhors a vacuum, so if people don’t have a Christian worldview, they will find and adopt an alternate worldview. A fashionable one today is attractively called Social Justice. I recently read Scott David Allen’s book titled “Why Social Justice is Not Biblical Justice”, and many of the thoughts I share here are rooted in his work.
If I asked if you care about social justice, most all of you would affirm the importance and value of standing for social justice, including for widows, orphans, sojourners, the oppressed, and people with little or no standing. Allen’s work, however, presents social justice as a completely different worldview that sounds nice but is opposed to the Christian worldview.Read More