WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 22, 2022—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, will host a special online event, Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 11:00 a.m. EST, on the topic of racial reconciliation and the SBC.
Event panelists include:
- Ed Litton, President, Southern Baptist Convention
- Fred Luter, Senior Pastor, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, La.
- Missie Branch, Assistant Dean of Students to Women, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
- Jon Kelly, Lead Pastor, Chicago West Bible Church in Chicago, Ill.
During the event, panelists will address questions and topics such as:
- How to navigate challenging conversations about race;
- How the SBC has worked together towards greater unity in recent years;
- What practical steps churches can take to create unity;
- How the SBC can continue to advance racial reconciliation;
- How to pursue racial reconciliation in your community.
The ERLC is committed to working towards racial unity and has hosted several events and provided training and content to better equip church leaders on this issue.
Below are ERLC past assets calling attention to racial unity:
- 5 Facts About the SBC and Racial Reconciliation
- How Can I Teach My Kids About Race and Racial Unity?
- Evangelicals and the Future of Racial Unity
- The Civil Rights Movement 50 Years After MLK
- See more here
Event registration is free and available online.