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SEE RACISM MORE CLEARLY

Looking for gospel-centred resources to fight against racism? Read our Pastors' recommended resources to get you started. The goal with these resources below is not to agree with everything in every resource, but to begin listening and learning. We will be adding resources over time to make this list even better. 

As our world reels from the gravity of racial injustice, we can feel the need to participate in marches and engage with difficult conversations in order to promote racial equality in our community. In the end, we must also begin with a posture of prayer and learner's attitude before God as we seek his direction amidst all this.


LISTEN & LEARN

We've gathered resources here to help you in listening and learning as we educate ourselves and share this knowledge with friends, family and co-workers. The goal with these resources below is not to agree with everything in every resource, but to begin listening and learning. We will be adding resources over time to make this list even better. 

Check out our Pastor's resources below to kickstart your racial reconciliation education. You'll find books for adults and children as well as the top blogs and podcasts to inspire what's next for us as disciples of Jesus.

Books: 

United: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity by Trilla J. Newbell

Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America by Michael O. Emerson

Bloodlines: Race, Cross, and the Christian by John Piper

From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race by J. Daniel Hays

Oneness Embraced Dr. Tony Evans by Tony Evans.

Transcending Racial Barriers by George Yancey and Michael Emerson

Beyond Racial Gridlock - George Yancey

Free at Last? - Carl Ellis

Liberating Black Theology - Anthony Bradley

Discrimination and Disparities - Thomas Sowell

Black Rednecks and White Liberals - Thomas Sowell

The Church and the Racial Divide - Trevor Atwood, Trillia Newbell, and Daniel Darling

Blogs:

How To Talk About Racism with Friends - Samuel Sey

Seeing the World in Black and White - Greg Morse

A Biblical Critique of Secular Justice and Critical Theory - Tim Keller

Christianity and Social Justice - Neil Shenvi

Thinking Theologically About Racial Tensions: Sin and Guilt - Kevin DeYoung