180 Symposium Publications

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

2021

Abstract

Injustice, such as human trafficking, leaves an unnerving sense that something is wrong. Due to an inadequate Christian response, we need to re-think, re-imagine, and restore a theology of a good God and a good Gospel in a bad world. We need a response that is personal yet broad; one that explains but also responds. The Bible reveals a good God intervening in a world gone bad. Our response today needs to include awareness of human trafficking and those opposing it, purposeful prayer practices to connect with God, lamentation to express true empathy, advocacy on behalf of those who suffer, and generosity for justice. Human trafficking provides one example of current injustice Gen Z is poised to act upon, as well as a Christian response that brings those trafficked to a place that can be their true home.

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The book that includes this chapter is available for purchase from AdventSource

First Page

51

Last Page

58

Book Title

Real. Deal. Heal. Gen Z and Social Issues

Publisher

Advent Source

City

Lincoln, NE

Series

The 180° Symposium

ISBN

9781629099392

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