The Sanctuary Before the Front Lines

Both worship and justice are about the right ordering of the world.

This article is from Issue 60: Nov/Dec 2012

As each individual entered the room for International Justice Mission’s Global Prayer Gathering, their eyes were filled with images chronicling the reality of modern-day slaves enduring brutal labor under the violence of a slave master.

The room was dark and the images darker. And then, without a sound, words began to appear on the screen.

Blessings abound wherever He reigns;
All prisoners leap to lose their chains;
The weary find eternal rest,
And those who suffer want are blessed.

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