Resources on Race

Earlier today, the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution condemning the movement known as the “alt-right.” The language of the resolution reads, in part, WHEREAS, Racism and white supremacy are, sadly, not extinct but present all over the world in various white... Continue...

Today marks the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are five facts you should know about the killing of the civil rights leader in Memphis, Tennessee. 1. The killing of King in 1968 was the second... Continue...

Jesus said that what comes out of our hearts defiles us (Mark 7:21-23), and bigotry is a harmful example of this defilement. The challenge and problem is that we tend to view bigotry from a behavioral perspective, but it goes... Continue...

I grew up in one of those families that hands a child a musical instrument shortly after they learn to walk. I spent a few tortured years falling asleep in violin lessons, followed by a few more spent crying in... Continue...

Every February Americans observe Black History Month (also known as National African American History Month), a time set aside to celebrate the contributions that African Americans have made to American history. Here are five facts you need to know about the... Continue...

For years, I skipped over the extended genealogy in Matthew 1. I assumed that it was simply written to establish the Jewish identity and lineage of Jesus as the Son of David, the Son of Abraham. What possible significance could... Continue...

The recently released film Loving tells the true story of an interracially married couple who were banished from their home state because of a racist law—a law which was eventually overturned by the Supreme Court. Here are five facts you... Continue...

The news stories continue to pour in and all of us—red and yellow, black and white—look on in disbelief. Could this really be happening in 2016? Police officers being shot down; cops using what appears to be excessive force resulting... Continue...

Last week, just a few days after two black men were killed by white police and a day after five white officers were killed by a black man who admittedly targeted white police, President Obama stood in front of the... Continue...