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 While the world can fight, the church MUST UNITE!

Racial Reconciliation is a CHURCH issue that must be addressed NOW.

Are you ready for a change yet? 

 

Racism & Faith Interview (Part 1)

Listen to the conclusion of Arman’s vulnerable sharing of his engagement with racism, racial injustice, and the church.

This represents HIS heart on the issue, HIS story, HIS thoughts on next actions. Feel free to disagree, but thanks for listening anyway.

 

 

 

 

Racism & Faith Interview (Part 2)

Listen to the conclusion of Arman’s vulnerable sharing of his engagement with Racism & Faith.

 

 

 

Recommended Resources

Here is a list of some recommended readings to prime your heart, mind, and soul for the work that needs to be done. (This is an incomplete and evolving list)

Generous Justice by Tim Keller

Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby

BetheBridge.com, Facebook Page and Facebook Group

Divided By Faith by Michael Emerson and Christian Smith

White Awake by Daniel Hill

Dream With Me by John M. Perkins

Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0 by Dr. Brenda Salter Mcneil 

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

Letters to a Birmingham Jail by Several Authors

These are just some to get you started while you listen to voices of color about their experiences and majority voices about their perspective on the issue as it relates to the church. Many of these readings will confront your understandings of things and if you are willing God may use them to open your ears to hear what you may have been missing for too long.

 

Organizations to Consider Supporting

Here is a list of some recommended readings to prime your heart, mind, and soul for the work that needs to be done. (This is an incomplete and evolving list)

 

 

AND Campaign

Consider joining their initiatives and be equipped with some valuable next actions for the church in the area of civic engagement. They have a mission to educate and organize Christians for civic and cultural engagement that results in better representation, more just and compassionate policies and a healthier political culture. 

Equal Justice Initiative

While EJI is not a overtly religious organization, they founder and director is undeniably a believer who responded to a call from God to work towards equality in justice. He and his team’s work are highlighted in the book and film, Just Mercy. 

Christian Community Development Association (CCDA)

CCDA has a long-standing commitment to the confrontation of injustice. Living and working in our communities gives us a unique lens to the pain and systemic injustices that impact those we care about. Sharing Jesus’ compassion and His commitment to kingdom justice is the origin of our advocacy and organizing.

John & Vera Mae Perkins Foundation

The John and Vera Mae Perkins Foundation for Justice, Reconciliation & Community Development (JVMPF) is a non-profit organization that teaches and promotes the principles of Christian Community development and racial reconciliation.

Full Live Video of #KneelForNine Event

 Follow the Kneel For Nine organization here.

Reflections on the #KneelForNine

Event

 

Importance of Shared Lives