April 23: Justice and Accountability

Please read: Luke 11:2-4 and Matthew 6:9-14

Biblical Accountability In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, accountability is defined as taking responsibility as required to explain actions or decisions to someone. The Rev. Rebekah Simon Peter clarifies this notion from a biblical perspective suggesting that, “taking responsibility for your own giftedness… just as Jesus lived in to his call to God – we are called to live fully into the gifts we have received.”[1]  For her this fullness is being accountable. We are accountable to each other for the free giving of our giftedness to each other or when we withhold it from...continue reading