Space for Grace

Space for Grace.  It is a national gathering hosted by the American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS).  There has been national attention placed on the shootings in sacred places of worship and the increased tensions between communities after accusations of police misconduct and brutality.  While the focus must remain there, let’s make space for grace, for […]

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The Reconciled Church

“Healing the racial divide in the nation will take the Church’s leadership,” says Bishops Harry Jackson and T.D. Jakes who are the leaders of a new attempt to position the church as a source of healing and reconciliation in matters of race.  Their website features a letter to President Barack Obama, “Practical Steps Toward Racial […]

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Tiffany Jana speaks about the power of privilege

Let’s keep the conversation going.  I love resources like these as they offer to those who are journeying with me a look at what often informs my understanding and writings on race and its progeny.   Tiffany Jana talks about social privileges.  She challenges some of the assumptions that come along with these cultural biases […]

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And be a Christian

I am still surprised when I attend conferences with other Christians and the gathering is multicultural that the social construct of race still dictates our behavior, that believers of the God who “so loved the world” self- segregate though we have come together for a common purpose and goal for the same Lord in service […]

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The Next Evangelicalism: Appreciating the Multicultural Church

“If you’re going to be a missionary, pastor or leader in this new multicultural reality and you’ve never had a non-white mentor, you’re not a missionary, pastor or leader but a colonialist.” ~ Dr. Chan- Rah Invited to Fuller Seminary, Dr. Soong Chan- Rah gives us “some old news, some good news and a challenge […]

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