Category Archives: Social Justice

Lonnie, Jason, 3e Restoration & #GivingTuesday

Hey there! I know it has been a while since I have written. Let me explain. One of the reasons why is due to my work with 3e Restoration Inc. Led by our staff and partnering churches, God is using 3e … Continue reading

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Donkeys, Elephants, The Lamb and His Sermon on the Mount

The sermon on the mount still fascinates me. Generations of dialogue between theologians concerning how to interpret sermon equally fascinates me. There are three things I would like to share. At the end I will attempt to make a connection with what I believe … Continue reading

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Hope, Gracious Hospitality, Friendship & Love.

I need you to see something: Do you see it? How about here: Do you see now? How about here: It looks like hope, doesn’t it? It looks a lot like hospitality, welcoming and embracing the stranger with the welcoming embrace of Christ. If you look … Continue reading

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Jesus is my King, Not my Concierge

The apostle Paul once said that God is like Jesus–the fullness of God is seen and known in the person of Jesus. Christians believe that Jesus’ life models “the faith” we proclaim because he is Lord. So if I want to know what … Continue reading

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Heretics, Critics, Politics, and Being Ticked

Today I’ve been thinking about Archbishop Oscar Romero. For one, we share first names. For two, his commitment to reconciliation, justice and love for all is astounding. Listen to the love found in his plea: “And so, brothers and sisters, … Continue reading

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Our Partnering Churches: Welcome Grace Covenant Presbyterian!

Originally posted on Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church:
​3E Restoration is offering a new round of training labs, equipping those interested in helping our neighbors in need.   3E’s strategy has a proven track record moving folks from homelessness to self…

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Retribution Versus Restoration and a God of Second Chances

For those of us who walk closely with people living through poverty and homelessness, or are a part of a socio-culturally diverse faith community, we know that when it comes to getting a job many of our friends face different … Continue reading

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