Opinion | Discipleship
Why White-Centered Discipleship Hurts Us All
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
This week, Helen Lee explores the deep need for diversity in discipleship. For my 14-year-old son, the word needle used to evoke feelings of pain. Do a discipleship diversity check.
interview | Discipleship
Stay Woke: A Q&A with ‘Faithfully Magazine’
The story behind a new, multiethnic journalistic enterprise.
With a volunteer staff and only $5,000 in Kickstarter seed money, Menzie has established Faithfully as an exemplar of racial and spiritual diversity and a resource for news, theology
Opinion | Church
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
They have the potential to start cross-racial partnerships and, more importantly, ground local faith communities in the diversity of the global, historic church.
Reporting | Church
Iranian American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas’s influx of new neighbors.
In her first years in Dallas, the area was already booming with ethnic diversity; the region's immigrant population had grown by two and half times (146%) between 1990 and 2000
Opinion | Church
How the Transgender Narrative Perpetuates Stereotypes
The church can offer hope to those who find it hard to love the body they’re in.
Mix discovered a fundamental truth: There is greater diversity and inclusivity when we anchor our psychosexual identity in the objective, scientifically knowable reality of our male or
Opinion | Family
How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing.
see reflected in Scripture. God created peoples of all tribes, tongues, and nations, and the Bible celebrates and recognizes this diversity (see Rev. 5:9; 7
Opinion | Church
No More All-White Conference LineupsSubscriber access only
#SpeakersofColor share their tips for ensuring diversity.
SpeakersofColor share their tips for ensuring diversity. Lack of diversity in a conference speaker lineup is really the end of a chain of circumstantial realities.
Opinion | Discipleship
Racial Difference Without Division
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
Opinion | Church
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.
As a black woman wrestling with racism in America, I lean on a Scottish theologian's four key insights.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Diversity in the Dorm RoomSubscriber access only
How college roommates teach us about race, culture, and ourselves.
Opinion | Pop Culture. Diversity in the Dorm Room. How college roommates teach us about race, culture, and ourselves. Image: masstravel / Flickr. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
Opinion | Sexuality
Hope for More Diverse Conference LineupsSubscriber access only
How our exposure to minority voices can lead to greater shifts in the church.
Image: Cydcor / Flickr. 0; tweet; link; email; print. Dear evangelical conference planners: Thank you for your diversity statements. Thank you for inviting feedback. Thank you for listening.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Redeeming the Race DiscussionSubscriber access only
Brenda Salter McNeil on what it will take for our nation to heal
healing. Prioritize Diversity at Home. different. “This helps children understand that diversity isn't scary—that they can have friends who don't look like them.
Opinion | Church
Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
Although we might be able to think our way to a broader appreciation of the diversity of lived experiences, for most of us—at least for me—it takes a real, lived experience to break the
Beth Moore: There’s No Place Like Houston
My hometown is diverse, strong, and faithful. After Harvey, it will never be the same.
Vietnamese? South American? Which region? We've got it and better than you've ever eaten it. We are proud of a lot of things about our fair city, but none more so than our diversity.
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
communities are we building? Are they monolithic, representing our own identities, or do they reflect the diversity of Christ's body? Perhaps even more
interview | Discipleship
Latasha Morrison: The Church Is the ‘Only Place Equipped to Do Racial Reconciliation Well’
The founder of Be the Bridge reveals her vision for solving America's race problem.
blindness. [Most people] thought the issue was diversity—“If I have someone on staff who doesn't look like me, then there is my racial reconciliation.”.
Reporting | Discipleship
5 Female Change Makers
Meet the nonprofit leaders featured in our special issue.
The Gordon College study recommends several practices to promote more women in leadership, including creating initiatives and setting goals around diversity; having senior leaders
Opinion | Church
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.”
connects us. Because of this demographic diversity, Charlottesville lives in the tension of its progressive values and its failure to live up to them. Nothing
Opinion | Pop Culture
‘Fresh’ Faces: When Families Like Mine Go PrimetimeSubscriber access only
How TV diversity reflects the imago Dei.
How TV diversity reflects the imago Dei. Christian media is not exempt from scrutiny in its efforts (or lack thereof) to reflect the diversity of the kingdom of God.
Opinion | Discipleship
What Young Black Women Need from Their Black Brothers—and the Church
African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men.
Karen Dace, vice chancellor for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Indiana University–Purdue University in Indianapolis, grew up in Chicago in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME