Race Set Before Us

Another Run at Freedom
Pursuing a future already secured in Christ, can we keep running against racial injustice? Today begins 20 weeks featuring 20 Christian writers of color.
Black Lives Matter in the Bible
From Genesis to Revelation, racism runs counter to everything Scripture teaches.
Hashtags Hit Too Close to Home
Racism in America is a white person's sin issue that can only be resolved by white America.
The Long Obedience of Racial Justice
To bear the image of God is a declaration of dignity that challenges power.
The Perils of White American Folk Religion
Many Christians unwittingly practice a counter-faith that doesn't know how to deal with racism.
Black Books Matter
There’s much more to read than racism woes of suffering and struggle.
Scripture Calls Churches to Build a Just Society. Here’s How.
Systemic justice is unabashed obedience to what the Bible has always taught.
The Gospel Has Never Been Colorblind
With eyes wide open to the colorfulness of distinction, we can see the full beauty of humanity.
True Worship Means Real Justice
Where in America can we see proof of righteousness and justice for disadvantaged racialized people?
When What Is Lawful Is Lethal
Structural sin may be legal, but that doesn’t make it right.
Only the Right Questions Have Answers
Without restitution for harm done, there will never be liberty and justice for all.
All For Love’s Sake
Bridging racial divides requires love as the motivation.
The Absence of Injustice Is Not Justice
Acting affirmatively on the side of racial justice affirms the truth of the gospel.
Preach What You Practice
Decades ago, theologian Paul Jewett modeled moves white Christians must make toward racial solidarity.
Stung Like a Bee
White evangelicalism failed to lead and take action for racial reconciliation in America.
Be Still and Know
To participate in God’s love and healing amid racism, you must slow down and prayerfully ask yourself questions.
The Shocking Necessity of Racist Violence
It takes cruelty and brute force for human subjugation to work.
Might From the Margins
People of color don't need white permission to use their power in Christ.
Did Bobby Get Suspended Because He Was Black?
Concerns for racial justice must address disparities in education and school discipline.
Were You There?
Can a follower of Christ claim salvation through his crucifixion, but then consent to the suffering racial injustice imposes on others?

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