The Perkins Perspective: Spring 2010
Volume 2 | Issue 3
JPC Director’s Note:
What Is Social Justice?
The debate has reached front page news and become viral on the Internet. What is social justice?
Personal suffering … usually raises spiritual questions. Where are you God? Why did you allow this to happen? Why us?
Leadership: Forms and Void
I’ll never forget the words of one guest who spoke of the importance of a pastor’s “ministry of presence” and “ministry of absence.”
The (Sub)Urban Scene
Ellen Lu, the first woman in her family to receive a college education, has received one of the first SPU Transfer Merit Achievement Scholar Awards.
Two decades after leaving “the game,” I began to write my autobiography ... This work prepared me to begin to tell a story that I had be unable to speak about publicly since I left the streets after my Christian conversion in 1989.
The Global Outlook
I traveled to Indonesia during Summer 2009 as part of a SPRINT (Seattle Pacific Reachout International) team.
Paul Tough’s Whatever It Takes is a compelling account of the struggles and successes of African-American social activist and educator Geoffrey Canada.
Richard Stearns’ The Hole in Our Gospel records the World Vision president’s story of personal response to pressing world issues.
Katherine M. Charron’s 12-year research investment her first book, Freedom’s Teacher: The Life of Septima Clark, rewards readers with a fresh perspective on the civil rights movement.