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Unhelpful Perspectives on Race and Justice – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Christina Edmondson: A part of loving people is learning about who they are. Learning about the story of black people’s experience in the United States would lead most people to a deeper place... Read more

But where are you really from? Christian Aid CEO Amanda Mukwashi on race and identity in Britain

Amanda Mukwashi, CEO of Christian Aid(Photo: Christian Aid/Luke McGregor)As a Briton of Zambian heritage, Christian Aid CEO Amanda Mukwashi is all too familiar with the question 'But where are you really from?'.  So familiar that she chose it as the title of her new book about race and identity.  Published by SPCK, 'But where are... Read more

The Black Bell Curve and Confirmation Bias on Race and Justice

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Darryl Williamson: If I’m looking for people to just back up my position, I’m not someplace where I should be as a Christian. It’s just, I can’t grow. I can approach the Bible... Read more

Multi-Directional Leadership and the Conversation on Race and Justice – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Trevin Wax: When we don’t recognize and at least speak to challenges that are coming from different sides of the field what that does is it poisons the conversation to a large extent,... Read more

The black minister behind a famous revival that transcended race and class

J John 05 October 2020 | 11:08 AM William SeymourWilliam Seymour was at the heart of the Azusa Street Revival that reshaped Christianity across the world. If you are one of the half a billion Christians who are now a Pentecostal or a Charismatic then your roots lie in that revival, and even if you... Read more

5 Things We Learned Recording a Podcast Season on Race and Justice

When Jesus taught us how to pray, he said, Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. His prayer is our prayer. This coming Monday, October 5, we will launch season two of our podcast As In Heaven, with the title A Christian Conversation on Race and Justice. As... Read more

Introducing As in Heaven: Christian Conversations on Race and Justice

As in Heaven, hosted by Jim Davis and Michael Aitcheson, is a new podcast in The Gospel Coalition podcast network. Jim, Mike, and guest co-hosts will talk with more than two dozen ministry leaders about how to faithfully process our national conversation on race and justice. These conversations will help listeners think through racial justice... Read more

Tim Keller on Race, Justice, and Other Uncontroversial Stuff

Tim Keller, co-founder of TGC, has just completed a series of essays on the Bible’s view of race and justiceand how it compares to the reigning paradigms of our day. Altogether the series totals more than 37,000 wordsa book-length treatment. Here are the installments: “The Bible and Race” (2,700 words) “The Sin of Racism” (4,600... Read more

10 Reasons You Might be Uncomfortable Talking about Race

It is the elephant in the room. You know it is there, but you silently hope the topic would disappear. Race is here and it is not going away. Education, advocacy, and open, honest dialogue is needed for growth and sustained change to occur. In recent months, there have been global protests, cries for justice... Read more

How Everything Became About Race, Gender, and Identity – Tim Challies

You cant read the news, you cant scroll through Twitter, you cant browse a bookstore, you probably cant even talk to a neighbor without realizing that somehow everything has become about race, gender, and identity. In a short period of time weve been introduced to a whole new vocabulary that conveys a whole new set... Read more

How did Jesus deal with race issues? – Mission Network News

USA (JFP) — Just since 1992, when four LAPD officers were acquitted after beating Rodney King on film, there have been more than a dozen race-related riots in the United States. The death of George Floyd at the hands of officers in Minneapolis, MN, kicked off protests in most of America’s major cities, many of... Read more

Enduring the Race Set Before You – Beloved Women – July 10, 2020

Enduring the Race Set Before You Beloved Women July 10, 2020READ: Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and... Read more

Colin Kaepernick Is Partnering With Disney for Several New Series About Race, Justice and Equality | RELEVANT Magazine

Colin Kaepernick’s production company Ra Vision Media has entered into a historic partnership with Disney+ to produce several new series. ESPN reports that the new shows will aim to uplift filmmakers of color, and center on stories about race, social injustice and the ongoing battle for equality. “I am excited to announce this historic... Read more

Evangelical Leaders Are Speaking up about Race But Will This New Focus Last?

Evangelical Leaders Are Speaking up about Race But Will This New Focus Last? (RNS) Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear said, Of course, Black lives matter.Religious broadcasting veteran Pat Robertson stated, It seems like now is the time to say, I understand your pain. I want to comfort you.Houston megachurch pastor Joel Osteen... Read more

Is There Such a Thing as Race?

And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth.Acts17:26 The Terminology It is a healthy sign to wish that the term race did not exist. It has not served well to enhance human relations. In general, the term race has been used to signify a... Read more

Race is a huge issue and needs addressing in our churches

(Photo: Unsplash/James Eades)Britain is still profoundly uncomfortable with race, says Reni Eddo-Lodge in her best-selling book, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race. With that challenge in mind, how the Christian community expresses itself across the boundaries of race and ethnicity is a significant pointer to its determination to strive for unity.... Read more

78 Percent of Black Christians but 38 Percent of White Christians Say ‘U.S. Has a Race Problem,’ Barna Finds

78 Percent of Black Christians but 38 Percent of White Christians Say 'U.S. Has a Race Problem,' Barna Finds Twice as many black Christians as white Christians believe the United States has a race problem, according to a Barna survey that also shows a big difference in opinion about whether the U.S. has... Read more

Without Annual Meeting, Amid Decline, Southern Baptists Continue Debate on Race, Womens Roles

Without Annual Meeting, Amid Decline, Southern Baptists Continue Debate on Race, Womens Roles (RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention will not hold its annual meeting as it regularly does each June. But issues its members have long grappled with including race and the roles of women continue to be points of controversy in the... Read more

When Youve Lost a Shoe in the Race – Girlfriends in God – June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020When Youve Lost a Shoe in the Race Sharon JaynesTodays TruthTherefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us (Hebrews 12:1 NIV).Friend to FriendMy son... Read more

Running the Race | Devotional by Max Lucado

You know as well as I do, its one thing to start something. Its something else entirely to complete it. Relax! Dont start what you cant finish is not my point! To be honest, I dont believe you should finish everything you start. Every student with homework just perked up. There are certain quests better... Read more

How to Finish Your Race in the Face of Overwhelming Obstacles

It was pitch black outside. My family of four found ourselves somewhere in the rural parts of Louisiana just outside of Mississippi on our way to Texas. That was when it happened.Our car battery died unexpectedly on the side of the road. With dimming to nonexistent lights, we decided to stand outside of our car... Read more

Endure The Race Before You – Beloved Women – May 22, 2020

Endure The Race Before You  Beloved Women May 22, 2020READ: Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of... Read more

The Tulsa Race Bloodbath Will Be A part of Oklahoma Colleges’ Curriculum | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Over Memorial Day Weekend in 1921, a mob of hundreds of white males, together with law enforcement officials and members of the Ku Klux Klan, stormed an prosperous black neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, attacking black folks, looting their companies and firebombing their houses. The incident, now often called the Tulsa Race Bloodbath,... Read more

Youth Chief Charged With Sexual Battery After Hitting Feminine Reporter Throughout Race | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Tommy Callaway has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor sexual battery. Callaway was lately working a race in Savannah, Georgia, when he smacked a reporter named Alex Bozarjian on the bottom whereas she was broadcasting. A video of the incident went viral, and Twitter customers have been in a position to establish... Read more

‘The Watchmen’ Pilot Shines a Mild on the Tulsa Race Bloodbath | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] On Sunday, HBO debuted the pilot for The Watchmen, Damon Lindelof’s huge comedian e-book adaptation that's clearly aiming to assert the premium cable crown abdicated by Sport of Thrones. The pilot introduced in huge numbers and strong opinions, which should make execs completely satisfied, however the dialog has largely centered across the... Read more

Singing a Higher Track: CCMs Incomplete Witness on Race – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] Navigating evangelical areas, my eyes usually spy Christians round my age. With the advantages of years underneath our belts, we now pastor church buildings, train at Christian faculties, write books, and publicly interpret the Bible. Many people got here of age within the church, stepping awkwardly into our sense of self whereas wading via... Read more