What if the problem of racism is not primarily a problem between different groups of people? What if it isn’t primarily about white people and black people? What if racism is not about one group versus another, but rather about all people versus the effects of sin?
SpokenWord poetry reflecting on experiences of being a racial minority as a college student.
If I live in a small town, and all the people there are white, and I look around at my church and see that we’re all white—is that really a bad thing? Scripture’s vision from creation through Pentecost to the New Jerusalem is a diverse vision—it includes all tribes, nations, and languages and that inclusion is by design. But what do we do in small town Midwest churches about diversity?
Today on MLK Day people are invited to not only remember the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., but to also join the movement of working to end racism and racial discrimination in the United States. Here are a few links and videos that highlight the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. as well as resources on African American history in the United States.
I confess I have not always chosen to understand or embrace the white privilege I hold as a female of Northern European-Dutch descent. I confess as a child I was taught to fear those different than myself.