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Race and Ethnicity
The local church is unrivaled in its potential to bring about meaningful transformation.
Jul 10, 2017. race, ethnicity, church, segregation. Race and Ethnicity. 1 of 3. The degree of homogeneity and segregation is even more stark in certain Christian denominations.
HBO’s ‘Solitary’ Revisits Why It’s Not Good for Man to Be Alone
Kristi Jacobson’s penetrating new documentary confronts viewers with the soul-withering effects of solitary confinement.
of America's most notorious “supermax” prisons for an artfully realistic and surprisingly intimate glimpse at what it's like to endure solitary confinement in a modern segregation complex.
The Next Iteration of the Black Church
The Church needs Black pastoral leadership.
Again. The new Civil Rights Movement (2.0) has arisen out of failed policies and pervasive segregation and mass incarceration in many of America's major Metropolitan areas.
Churches in America—Part 3
Convictional Christians are not leaving the faith.
These include denominations like the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the National Baptist Convention, and the Church of God in Christ, which emerged during segregation.
Dispatches from Charlottesville: What Happens When Neo-Nazis Are Outside Your Church Doors
The protesters came with torches. We sang, “This Little Light of Mine.”
It took me a while to realize the extent of segregation in the city, but the signs were there. Beyond the racial segregation by neighborhood, there's the
Because God Is: A Tribute to Robert W. Jenson (1930-2017)
Over 5 years of weekly dinners, ‘America’s Theologian’ became a mentor and a dear friend.
And after it all we experienced the same downer as others did: we thought there should be a straightforward move from opposition to segregation and unjust war to opposition to killing
The State of The Church in America: When Numbers Point To A New Reality, Part 2
Before you dismiss research as unimportant, read this. If facts are our friends, then it's time we listen to them for the good of the Church in America.
These include denominations like the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the National Baptist Convention, and the Church of God in Christ, which emerged during segregation.
InterVarsity, #BlackLivesMatter, Criticism, and Three Suggestions for the Future
What are we to make of the recent InterVarsity comments on #BlackLivesMatter?
As a result of this incident, the Board passed a resolution forbidding racial segregation at InterVarsity events and calling for unity in the body of Christ.
Segregation and the Church: From Where We've Come
Pastor Mark DeYmaz shares his thoughts on new LifeWay Research data on segregation and the church.
Pastor Mark DeYmaz shares his thoughts on new LifeWay Research data on segregation and the church. Segregation and the Church: From Where We've Come.
Luke 19 and the Segregation of the Church
More reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr. day and the segregation of the church from Bryan Loritts.
More reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr. day and the segregation of the church from Bryan Loritts. Jan 20, 2015. Worship Services. Luke 19 and the Segregation of the Church.
The Most Segregated Hour of the Week?
Reflections on church diversity on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
While their civil rights siblings brought attention to segregation at lunch counters through their “sit ins,” those who chose to kneel brought focused attention to an even uglier truth
God’s Cleaning His House…the Church
D.A. Horton stops by to talk about how God is cleaning up his bride amidst current events.
Through current events dealing with ethnicity, race, and systemic oppression, He is exposing our dirty laundry (the systemic segregation in our churches, interpersonal networks, and
Sunday Morning Segregation: Most Worshipers Feel Their Church Has Enough DiversitySubscriber Access Only
LifeWay survey finds only a third of Americans have worshiped as a minority, and half didn't last a year.
Research. Sunday Morning Segregation: Most Worshipers Feel Their Church Has Enough Diversity. LifeWay survey finds only a third of Americans have
Harmony on Earth
On MLK Day, Rethinking Racial Integration
But before we follow the lead of countless others in offering solutions for this problem, we need to ask why segregation is a problem and whether integration is the proper solution.
I Want My Promised Land
We must consider whether or not we have reached the "Promised Land" Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. envisioned.
As a black man who is 37 years old, I find myself living in times that my ancestors would not have dreamed of; times far away from the cruelty of slavery, Jim Crow, and segregation.
Finally, Jackie Robinson’s Faith Is Getting the Attention It Deserves
Two books shine a long-overdue spotlight on the Christian convictions of the man who broke baseball’s color barrier.
Finally, Jackie Robinson's Faith Is Getting the Attention It Deserves. Two books shine a long-overdue spotlight on the Christian convictions of the man who broke baseball's color barrier.
Chinatown's Suffragist, Pastor, and Community Organizer
Why Mabel Lee left behind great expectations in China for her American immigrant community.
Exclusion laws resulted in an overwhelmingly male Chinese population. Residential racial segregation created the urban ghettos that became America's Chinatowns.
The Vacuum Christian Indifference Creates
The crisis we face when the church is silent on social justice.
forms. For instance, after decades of de jure segregation, disparities in education and housing don't automatically disappear with changes in the law.
Lutherans Remember the Reformation Where Germany Committed Genocide
Lutheran World Federation assembles in Namibia for 500th anniversary of Martin Luther.
Lutheran World Federation assembles in Namibia for 500th anniversary of Martin Luther.
Morning Roundup 2/26/15
Evangelicals and Catholics on Marriage; Churches Need Diversity; Sunday Segregation
Feb 26, 2015. Roundup. Morning Roundup 2/26/15. Morning Roundup 2/26/15. Evangelicals and Catholics on Marriage; Churches Need Diversity; Sunday Segregation |. Ed Stetzer.
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
Do the recent revelations discredit his theology?
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