Resources on Race

I haven’t spoken on race much since I’ve been a pastor. But like the great songwriter said, “a time to keep silence, and a time to speak.” (Ecc. 3:7 ESV) Now is a time to speak. My background I grew... Continue...

Walking through South Dekalb Mall in Atlanta is a revealing experience for a white girl from Kentucky. As soon as you enter, you feel like the lights suddenly dim and the lonely spotlight snaps on, aimed right at you. You... Continue...

I don't identify with the heroic tropes that are often used to describe preachers. I think it was Martin Lloyd-Jones who described a preacher as "theology coming through a man on fire" or something like that. I don't experience it that... Continue...

“He is my son!”   The man behind the counter felt my anger.  I stood beside my black son as the man rolled his eyes and glared at my son with disgust saying, “I can’t do anything for him without... Continue...

As we’ve watched the events in Ferguson unfold, I (J.D.) have honestly been unsure exactly how to respond (as I’ll explain below). We have talked about it among our pastoral team and prayed as a church. But after talking with Chris Green,... Continue...

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Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, is scheduled to join as a guest on "PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly":http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/ this weekend to discuss the issue of race relations and the aftermath... Continue...

It’s hard not to weep as I watch the continual coverage of events unfold in Ferguson, Mo. Once again, a life was taken by an authority figure. The eyes of our nation turn in one of two directions: toward the... Continue...

Daniel Darling and Trillia Newbell discuss the historical and spiritual significance of the Civil Right Act. Continue...