Resources on Race

This weekend, white nationalists will descend on Tennessee, in both Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, for a “White Lives Matter” rally. As Christian leaders in Tennessee, we declare ourselves in resolute opposition to this expression of racism and white supremacy. We denounce... Continue...

I live in Charlottesville, Va. You may have heard of it. You probably saw my city on the news or on your Twitter feed after several white nationalist and white supremacist groups converged on our downtown park to protest the... Continue...

My great-great-grandfather is buried on the campus of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. Private Hiram A. Thacker fought in the Alabama Infantry for the Confederate States of America. He died in 1864 at a field hospital in Charlottesville from... Continue...

Russell Moore joins CNN's Jake Tapper to discuss Charlottesville and white supremacy.  Watch the interview here. Continue...

Kevin Smith is a gifted communicator, especially when it comes to talking about racial unity within the church. Speaking from his experience, he shares about being a black pastor in a predominantly white church. His story is helpful for us... Continue...

We hear a lot of talk about diversity these days, but few of us have stopped to think about why it matters. At the ERLC National Conference, Glenn Packiam, in his talk, “Race and human flourishing; Embracing diversity for the... Continue...

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...