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Wytsma is one of the new breed of evangelical Christians returning to scripture to redeem justice as a central tenet of faith. He infuses his writing with fresh experiences from working with the millennial generation...This accessible guide provides trustworthy scriptural analysis...and a solid philosophy for understanding justice in today's society. "Justice cannot be divorced from God's heart and purposes," he writes. Wytsma is engaging, encouraging, and invitational. His humor helps the reader recognize her own humanity and transformative potential. (from Publishers Weekly)
"Justice has become trendy. Ken Wytsma's Pursuing Justice avoids all the pitfalls of trendiness. It exhibits a deep and accurate understanding of the nature of justice. It is an eye-opener."
--NICHOLAS WOLTERSTORFF, Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology, Yale University
"Ken is a fresh voice of balance, humility, and collaboration. His enthusiasm is contagious and his challenge to the church to not only do justice, but to learn to do it well, is commendable."
--KEITH WRIGHT, International President of Food for the Hungry
"Ken Wytsma's Pursuing Justice will rattle you. Not since C. S. Lewis put down his pen have readers been so provoked to think. It will change the way you approach others."
--KAREN SPEARS ZACHARIAS, Author of A Silence of Mockingbirds and Will Jesus Buy Me a Double-Wide?
"Ken Wytsma not only brings us back to a biblical understanding of justice, but also humbly calls us to pursue it in practice. I was both enlightened and motivated."
--RANDAL ROBERTS, President of Western Seminary, Portland, OR
"In Pursuing Justice, Ken is at the cutting edge of where God's heart is. This book is timely and needs to be read by everyone in the church."
--JOHN M. PERKINS, Civil Rights Leader
"Ken's book will serve as an important guide as the global justice movement matures from sensation-driven reactions into transformational pursuit."
--BETHANY H. HOANG, Director of the International Justice Mission (IJM) Institute for Biblical Justice
Ken Wytsma helped create The Justice Conference. Since I am going to be at a simulcast of the conference this year, I wanted to understand the heart behind it all. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Justice Pirate
Pursuing Justice was both challenging and inspiring, a book I was sorry to finish reading. I believe anyone who calls him/herself a follower of Christ should read this book, and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Emilia
Say you wrested a shard of glass from its setting in a beautiful mosaic, took it home and placed it on the table and declared to anyone in earshot, "This is a magnificent piece... Read morePublished 8 months ago by James R. V. Matichuk
These days it seems that everything needs to be politicized. If democrats are for something you can reasonable guess that republicans will be against it, and vice versa. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Built By Story
Throughout the book, Wytsma questions Christian apathy toward loving our neighbors and doing justice. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Annie
Pursuing Justice by Ken Wytsma, founder of The Justice Conference, is *the* introduction to pass along to others for understanding the need and instilling a desire and passion for... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Durough
Pursuing Justice by Ken Wytsma is a book about the biblical implications of social justice. Wytsma does a stellar job of communicating the foundational aspect of God’s heart for... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Holly Brown
As a little kid, I commemorated the time spent growing up in Columbia, Missouri in a quaint little red ranch house by cementing my foot prints into the concrete entryway so that... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Literary Chameleon
Subtitled, ‘the call to live and die for bigger things,’ Pursuing Justice hits the notes many Christians are beginning to hear, however faintly. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jayson Casper