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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Why White-Centered Discipleship Hurts Us All
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
As Joshua Lazard wrote in his recent thought-provoking post, “How 'Race Tests' Maintain Evangelical Segregation,” “When the representation of holiness—in pastors, lay leaders and
Ben Sasse: Adolescence Is a Gift, but Extended Adolescence Is a Trap
The Nebraska senator wants parents to get serious about shepherding kids into responsible adulthood.
in an intentional way. There's a great cost to the generational segregation in worship events and other church programs. Ideally, our churches should
‘The Most Hated Woman in America’ Remembers a Culture War Without Heroes
Netflix’s Madalyn Murray O’Hair biopic explores the divisive legacy of one of the country's most influential atheists.
The documentary portrays O'Hair as a passionate “non-conformist” willing to pick a fight anywhere she can find one, from joining a lunch counter protest against segregation to railing
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Black Churches Matter: Research Ties Attendance to Positive Outcomes
African Americans who worship regularly are better able to handle racism and discrimination.
African Americans who worship regularly are better able to handle racism and discrimination.
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.
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People Aren't Projects
People Aren't Projects
...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor.
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