Will we every get beyond race?

After courageously sharing with readers his struggles with “irrational and unbiblical” fear of those who were culturally different from him, Peter Chin asks this question in an opinion piece on the Christianity Today website.  Though he is honest about what educational training and good intentions won’t do with regard to eradicating prejudice, Chin sees the possibility for changes in the way we view and consequently relate to each other.  Where?  The church.  He writes, “We need a place where we can walk alongside a person who is outwardly different but to whom we are inwardly connected… In the church, people who are incredibly different from one another can walk into a room and feel instantly connected, not by virtue of their ethnic or racial or cultural similarities, but by the fact that the name of Jesus brings a word of worship to their lips. ” Selah.

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