Answer the Call: Matthew

Over the next 24 hours, Just Love Glasgow will be doing Stand For Freedom; a peaceful but powerful protest against modern day slavery in partnership with International Justice Mission. 45 million people are currently enslaved, and we want to act on this injustice. In this blog, Matthew explains a little behind a huge contributor to… Continue reading Answer the Call: Matthew

Answer the Call: Beth

“Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.” Isaiah 1:17 God cares about social justice. It’s something I don’t think I realised for a while, but looking back it’s crazy obvious; the Bible is full of examples of this and the more I realise it the… Continue reading Answer the Call: Beth

Answer the Call: Ellen

Before Jesus ascended up into the Heavens, his last words of advice to his disciples were ‘you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.’ [Acts 1:8] For the past two months, Just Love has been focusing on the topic of ‘Calling’, looking into what is… Continue reading Answer the Call: Ellen

Get Talking: Social Justice and Evangelism

Think ‘social justice advocate’, and perhaps the first thing that will come to mind is a Fairtrade-coffee-drinking protester. If someone tells you they’re an ‘evangelist’, perhaps you picture them on a stage, or on the streets, telling the masses about Jesus. It is deeply disheartening to know that the two are rarely seen as partner… Continue reading Get Talking: Social Justice and Evangelism

Get Talking: Fear of the Homeless

Walking through the streets of towns and cities in Scotland, it’s rare to not see people begging or sleeping rough. To be clear, the definition of homelessness is much broader than this. According to the Scottish government, we can qualify as homeless while still having a home, if that accommodation is unsuitable or impermanent. Clearly,… Continue reading Get Talking: Fear of the Homeless

Get Talking: Living Like Jesus

Have you ever had one of those moments where you’ve been blown away by someone’s relationship with God? They’re oozing the love of God, and the room just seems to settle with this tangible joy and peace which are totally unexplainable by the world’s standards?I’ve met a few such people and the Bible is full of them too:… Continue reading Get Talking: Living Like Jesus