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50 Years After MLK, Sunday Segregation Isn’t Theological
According to sociology’s top survey, black and white evangelicals have more in common than politics conveys.
According to sociology's top survey, black and white evangelicals have more in common than politics conveys.
Preaching Redemption Amidst Racism: Remembering Billy Graham
Carl Ellis, Jr. reflects on the impact of Rev. Billy Graham on race relations and culture today.
hesitation. Although several of Dr. Graham's early Southern crusades were racially segregated, he came to see segregation as inconsistent with the gospel. In
Evangelism, Racial Tension, and Clay Feet: Reflections on the Life of Billy Graham
Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr., and racial tensions and bridge building today.
Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Graham was raised in a city that was a bastion of Jim Crow-ism—laws and policies designed to enforce racial segregation in the South.
What Is Billy Graham’s Friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Worth?
Contemporary Christians have mixed takes on late evangelist’s civil rights legacy.
His efforts “contributed to the theological defeat of segregation,” said Steven P. Miller, author of Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South, to CNN.
A Humble Servant with a Simple Message: John Perkins Remembers Billy Graham
Billy Graham's legacy through John Perkins' eyes.
Racism is not compatible with the Christian faith, and Billy Graham and I were partners in removing ropes of segregation and replacing them with a foundation of love and brotherhood.
The Origin Story of Martin Luther King Jr.Subscriber Access Only
How the civil-rights hero honed his preaching skills and prophetic vision at a Northern liberal seminary.
(How biblical were seminaries that preached segregation anyway?) Perhaps King wouldn't have become the prophetic leader we needed had his black faith never intersected with the
Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr., and Having a Dream
Lessons from the life of Dr. King
same. Martin Luther King Jr. worked, among other things, to free African Americans living in the United States from the oppression of segregation. He
Why and How Multicultural Leadership Strengthens You, Your Team, and the Faith
If you’ve got the right people on your team, anything is possible.
the week. The longer we prolong this segregation, the more we delay the benefits of worshipping with others and working together for His glory. Second
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.
John Perkins Has Hope for Racial Reconciliation. Do We?
The civil rights hero delivers his “final manifesto” on race and the church’s call to unity.
and insisting that the church must “take more ownership for our collective sin.” He leads us to lament numerous failures from our collective past: the enduring racial segregation of our
More on Leaving White Evangelicalism: A Response from Bryan Loritts
People of color need to establish our own conferences, organizations, and networks.
It's time Christians in America live into this. No, I'm not advocating segregation. But it is time we emancipate Jesus from his white evangelical captivity.
Reprint of Ex-slave’s Theology Book Opens ‘Underexplored Vista’
Charles Octavius Boothe's ‘Plain Theology for Plain People’ is a glorious recovery of African American theological heritage.
“Interracial cooperation,” Strickland told BP, was “a trademark of Boothe's life and ministry despite his most fruitful years coinciding with the onset of Jim Crow segregation and the height
‘Little Girls Need Their Daddy’
Billy Graham's children are thankful for their father; they just wish he'd been around more.
non-supernatural Christianity was on life support, kept breathing only by the tenacity of mainline bureaucrats with their wistful memories of protest marches against segregation and the
How a Humble Evangelist Changed Christianity As We Know It
Churches were divided. Believers eschewed cultural influence. Liberal modernism was on the move. Then God made Billy Graham.
non-supernatural Christianity was on life support, kept breathing only by the tenacity of mainline bureaucrats with their wistful memories of protest marches against segregation and the
The Evangel-ist
Billy Graham restored a sense of goodness about the Good News.
non-supernatural Christianity was on life support, kept breathing only by the tenacity of mainline bureaucrats with their wistful memories of protest marches against segregation and the
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
'America's pastor' shaped modern evangelicalism.
non-supernatural Christianity was on life support, kept breathing only by the tenacity of mainline bureaucrats with their wistful memories of protest marches against segregation and the
Billy in the Oval Office: A Story of Faith, Friendship, and Temptation
Journalist Nancy Gibbs recalls Graham's relationship with six decades of American presidents.
non-supernatural Christianity was on life support, kept breathing only by the tenacity of mainline bureaucrats with their wistful memories of protest marches against segregation and the
Level Ground at the Cross
Billy Graham drew people together his whole life. In a segregated South, he wrestled with what that should mean.
non-supernatural Christianity was on life support, kept breathing only by the tenacity of mainline bureaucrats with their wistful memories of protest marches against segregation and the
Graham and the Jews: A Complex Connection
The Nixon tapes revealed a shocking quote, but there was much more to his relationship with Judaism.
non-supernatural Christianity was on life support, kept breathing only by the tenacity of mainline bureaucrats with their wistful memories of protest marches against segregation and the
Walking Together to Glory
Another evangelical hero and architect of the movement reflects on Graham's life and legacy.
non-supernatural Christianity was on life support, kept breathing only by the tenacity of mainline bureaucrats with their wistful memories of protest marches against segregation and the
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Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
“We are sorry,” elder board says as more women claim misconduct.
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