Opinion | Family
How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing.
Have age-appropriate conversations about racism. I have not had specific conversations about racism with my two-year old son yet, but I'm preparing for it.
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 | Church. The Dead White Man Who Could
Opinion | Discipleship
Racial Difference Without Division
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
mostly white churches I'd attended were essentially silent on racial and ethnic issues, and I was ready to jettison my faith because it seemed irrelevant to the pain and racism my friends
Opinion | Church
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they're rooted in Scripture.
Opinion | Church
Six Ways to Support and Challenge Those Who Leave Church
How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters.
For many believers, toxic politics, institutionalized racism, and cover-ups of sexual and spiritual abuse have, like an eclipse, blotted out a clear view of Jesus.
Opinion | Pop Culture
No Offense: The Dilemma over Unintended RacismSubscriber access only
How Christians can respond to microaggressions.
Opinion | Pop Culture. No Offense: The Dilemma over Unintended Racism. How Christians can respond to microaggressions. Kristie Anyabwile, guest
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.
Most people who participate in Be the Bridge are a self-selecting group, many of whom are already aware of racism and interested in racial reconciliation.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Black Future Month: Why We Choose to Look AheadSubscriber access only
In a nation still plagued with injustice, we remember history so we can move forward.
Tamir Rice. These tragic occurrences have forced many of us to abandon the idea that America has moved beyond the original sin of racism. They force
interview | Discipleship
Stay Woke: A Q&A with ‘Faithfully Magazine’
The story behind a new, multiethnic journalistic enterprise.
I don't think the church in America has taken a deep enough look at our role in white supremacy and racism—and I say “our” even though I'm an African American because I belong to
Reporting | Discipleship
5 Female Change Makers
Meet the nonprofit leaders featured in our special issue.
country, black people!”. “It bothered me to see such blatant racism, but it bothered me even more that no one said anything,” said Yang. That summer, she
interview | Discipleship
I Met the Man Who Killed My Entire Family
How Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza found forgiveness.
How Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza found forgiveness.
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.”
The protesters came with torches. We sang, “This Little Light of Mine.”.
Opinion | Family
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
during the civil rights movement. Woodson's memoir explores racism, family, faith, and the importance of developing one's own voice. At the heart of
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.
African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men.
Reporting | Discipleship
Amena Brown Q+A: Poetry in an Age of Lament
How the spoken-word poet uses art to speak truth about race, faith, and womanhood.
I spoke recently with Brown about poetry, racism, and how performance art impacts her life and faith. We have to start repenting. We have to start admitting that racism is sin.
Opinion | Family
How Do We Parent Our Kids During This Political Season?
Twenty women weigh in with their perspectives.
sympathetic thinking? Have you discussed some of the controversial aspects of the election season—racism, sexism, abortion, religious liberty, etc.? If
Opinion | Discipleship
How Government Support Saved Me
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why White-Centered Discipleship Hurts Us All
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
Opinion | Discipleship
A Farewell to Michelle Obama
No matter where you stand politically, the First Lady has something to offer the church.
During a political season fraught with racism, sexism, and bipartisan discord, she has risen as a prophetic voice and a beacon of hope for the American people.
Opinion | Pop Culture
When Black Victims Become Trending HashtagsSubscriber access only
African Americans are speaking out against modern-day racism. But who's listening?
Opinion | Pop Culture. When Black Victims Become Trending Hashtags. African Americans are speaking out against modern-day racism. But who's listening?