Race and Ethnicity
The local church is unrivaled in its potential to bring about meaningful transformation.
Fenway Park. In this follow-up post, I will attempt to explain why I believe the local church is an ideal context in which to pursue racial reconciliation. I
How 1,000 Pastors Pursue Racial Reconciliation
Personal relationships and prayer preferred over preaching and protests.
Research. How 1,000 Pastors Pursue Racial Reconciliation. Personal Lightstock. Nine out of 10 American pastors say they recently encouraged racial reconciliation.
Bringing Back Baylor
Baylor University president Linda Livingstone helps the school navigate one of the largest scandals in US collegiate athletics.
So I have certainly indicated to those that work with the victims in this process that, if as part of the restorative process or reconciliation process it would be helpful for me to meet with
When You've Been Wronged
Is forgiveness more important than justice?
In the United States, we remember those who have suffered great offenses in this country but have not been extended a full apology or an offer of reconciliation.
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
“I think we are a nation that has never truly sought truth and reconciliation,” Stevenson said. “And that we are not going to be free, really free, until we pursue that.”.
Jimmy Carter: Pursuing an Arc of Reconciliation
The former president has a new hope for racial justice—starting with the church.
Jimmy Carter: Pursuing an Arc of Reconciliation. The former president has a new hope for racial justice—starting with the church. Jimmy Carter: Pursuing an Arc of Reconciliation.
Southern Baptists Repudiate the Confederate Flag
(UPDATED) SBC is first of three evangelical groups seeking racial unity after Ferguson and Charleston.
[Originally entitled “Three Evangelical Groups Are Tackling Racial Reconciliation. First Up: Southern Baptists”]. Image: Southern Baptist Convention Live Stream.
When He Died Upon the Tree
James Cone's seminal book gives a theological response to the dark history of lynchings in America.
The cross can inspire movement against injustice and dehumanization, but it is also the foundation, along the vertical plane, for reconciliation with God (Rom. 5:10–11).
The Next Iteration of the Black Church
The Church needs Black pastoral leadership.
Nov 22, 2016. church planting, racial reconciliation. The Next Iteration of the Black Church. The Next Iteration of the Black Church. The Church needs Black pastoral leadership.
The Burden and Promise of Racial Reconciliation
After Minnesota, Baton Rouge, and Dallas, can we transcend optimism or despair?
The Burden and Promise of Racial Reconciliation. After Minnesota, Baton Rouge, and Dallas, can we transcend optimism or despair? The Burden and Promise of Racial Reconciliation.
Q&A with Steve Carter On "This Invitational Life"
Teaching Pastor for Willow Creek Community Church
God's heartbeat is for humanity and He is inviting us to be ministers of reconciliation. He has given us a story of reconciliation and we are His ambassadors