Reading List for Pastors on Mercy and Justice


Here's a collection of recommended reading for pastors on the topics of mercy and justice. 

God’s Diverse and Unified Family” – a 1996 Synodical report on diversity.

2010 Report to synod of the Migration of People

2012 Report to Synod on Global Climate Change

Doctrine of Discovery Report: a Synod 2016 report that examines the CRC’s relationship to the Doctrine of Discovery, a Catholic doctrine about the superiority of Europeans over Indigenous peoples which has been integrated into North American legal and theological systems.

Do Justice Blog: a conversation space for justice in the CRC, run by the Office of Social Justice and Christian Reformed Centre for Public Dialogue

Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Live JustlyMicah Challenge and World Renew

Tim Keller, Generous Justice

Charles Marsh and John Perkins, Welcoming Justice

Leroy Barber, Red, Brown, Yellow, Black and White: A Call for Diversity in Missions and MinistrySocial Justice Handbook- Mae Elise Cannon

Calvin B. DeWitt, Earthwise

Matthew Soerens and Jenny Yang, Welcoming the Stranger

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