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Guess Who’s Coming to Church: Multiracial Congregations Triple Among Protestants
Sociologists evaluate the progress and future of the evangelical push for church diversity.
Isaac Backus: An 18th-Century Evangelical with 21st-Century Wisdom Subscriber access only
On questions of race, religious liberty, and political power, the Baptist preacher should be our guiding light.
For Black Evangelicals, How Does Masterpiece Cakeshop Compare to Jim Crow?
Four views on why African American Christians have mixed feelings about the Supreme Court’s first ruling on refusing services for same-sex weddings.
The Anti-Racism Activist That History Forgot
In the Jim Crow era, an African-American newspaper owner made a biblical case against racism.
Preaching on Racism from the 'White' Pulpit: Reflections from David Platt’s Talk at T4G
The learning curve in this conversation about race is steep and more complex than the Black-White binary. And because of that, it can become emotionally exhausting for all of us.
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.
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
A Humble Servant with a Simple Message: John Perkins Remembers Billy Graham
Billy Graham's legacy through John Perkins' eyes.
Level Ground at the Cross
Billy Graham drew people together his whole life. In a segregated South, he wrestled with what that should mean.
Why I Almost Left Evangelicalism
I almost distanced myself from the label years ago, but I’m glad I stayed.
The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass Subscriber access only
The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholding society.
The Dead White Man Who Could Fix Our Race Problem: Oswald Chambers
As a black woman wrestling with racism in America, I lean on a Scottish theologian’s four key insights.
Racial Difference Without Division
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
Southern Baptists Back Confederate Monument Removal in Memphis
Meanwhile, Robert E. Lee’s former church votes to change its name.
How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing.
How Christians Can Combat Racism Theologically After Charlottesville
A pair of scholars bring up a new and old approach.
Black and White Christian Leaders Lament Charlottesville
Conference call tries to turn ‘pain and anger’ into ‘resolve and commitment.’
The Centuries-Old Habits of the Heart
How our accomodation of sin found us out in Charlottesville.
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
Our September Issue: Our Checkered Pasts Are God's Glory
Why redemption is sweeter without selective memory.