Panel Discussions

Panel: Key Issues in Racial Reconciliation

"Key Issues in Racial Reconciliation: Poverty, Fatherlessness, Criminal Justice, and Urban Ministry" from the 2015 ERLC Leadership Summit on "The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation" with Walter Strickland (Moderator), Dhati Lewis, Kevin Smith, and Dean Inserra.

Dean Inserra

Dean Inserra is the founding and lead pastor of CITYCHURCH in Tallahassee, where he leads the vision and preaching. Dean graduated from Liberty University and attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He holds a MA in Theological Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is pursuing a D.Min from Southern … Read More

Dhati Lewis

Dhati is the Lead Pastor at Blueprint Church in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born and raised in California and later moved to Texas where he completed his undergraduate studies from the University of North Texas. He later earned his masters degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. During his time in Texas, he … Read More

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith is the pastor of Family Church Village in Florida. Previously, he was an assistant professor of Christian Preaching at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and the executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware. Smith is a past first vice president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has taken … Read More

Walter Strickland

Born in Chicago and raised in Southern California, Walter’s passion is to equip people to flourish in their context from a deep commitment to God’s design. Prof. Strickland’s interests include contextual and systematic theology, African American religious history, multicultural studies, education theory, and theology of work. Along with being a diversity consultant, frequent … Read More