Resources on Racial Reconciliation

As the rain fell on a hot and muggy Southern afternoon, I stood there outside the husk of what was once a proud church—and is still a landmark in the Civil Rights movement—as cars and trucks were slowly exiting the... Continue...

There was a time when the church was very powerful. It was during that period that the early Christians rejoiced when they were deemed worthy to suffer for what they believed. In those days the church was not merely a... Continue...

The institution of slavery has been called America’s “national birth defect.” “Black Americans were,” in the words of one professor of political science, “a founding population [of the American colonies]. Africans and Europeans came here and founded this country together,... Continue...

About the time I received the request to write this article, a pastor contacted me through social media with some questions. They were sincere and humble questions he had as a white pastor about race and racial injustice—questions he probably... Continue...

The theme of diversity is undeniable in the Bible. God never intended for us to be a monolithic people. Thabiti Anyabwile  addressed this issue in his message “The Image of God and Racial Reconciliation: A Biblical Theology of Kingdom Diversity” at... Continue...

Each time I hear about another shooting of a black person by police and see the subsequent protests around the country, my heart aches. It aches for the families who have just lost loved ones, and the communities who do... Continue...

Free, downloadable bulletin insert for use by your church on Racial Reconciliation Sunday. Continue...

What does embracing diversity as a church look like? At the ERLC Leadership Summit, Jim Richards helps us understand what it’s like to develop a church that looks like heaven. We hope this message gives you a vision for the... Continue...

Where do we go from here? That’s the question Martin Luther King, Jr. was forced to ask, and to answer, in the summer of 1967. Facing a civil rights movement in crisis and on the verge of fracturing, Dr. King... Continue...