Author: Timothy Hoyer

Pastor Timothy Hoyer is an ELCA pastor at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Lakewood, New York; and Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Falconer, New York.

Racial Mercy

A different way of thinking about racial justice is to work toward racial mercy. Before the difference between justice and mercy is explained, there must be an agreed upon standard that is used to discern the worth of what will be suggested. This is, after all, a theological discussion, for it is about the difference between God’s Law and God’s Promise in Jesus.