August 29, 2009

Is the Legal Profession Hurting Marriages? A Lawyer's Perspective

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Sarah Jennings, Family Editor at, to answer her questions about some tough issues at the intersection of law, faith and life. From Crosswalk:

Your marriage is in trouble. Should you call a lawyer? Or, you're getting married. Should you draft a prenuptial agreement? Lawyer Stephen Bloom examines these issues and more in his book The Believer's Guide to Legal Issues. Read the Crosswalk interview..., the world's largest Christian website, offers the freshest and most compelling biblically-based content to Christians who take seriously their relationship with Christ.

August 19, 2009

Justice, or Vengeance?

Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written, ‘It is mine to avenge, I will repay,’ says the Lord. - Romans 12:19

There's a fine line between seeking justice and seeking revenge. While the decision ultimately rests with our clients, as Christian lawyers we are uniquely positioned to serve as ambassadors for forgiveness rather than enablers of vengeance.

Are you guilty of encouraging your clients to seek revenge through the legal system?