A field manual for racial justice
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A field manual for racial justice

Following the critical success of The Color of Compromise (2019), an exploration of white Christians’ participation in racism and white-dominated churches’ complicity, silence and tacit approval of racism throughout the history of the United States, Jemar Tisby offers this eminently practical exploration and application of his “ARC of Racial Justice” in How to Fight Racism….

Review of March by John Lewis
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Review of March by John Lewis

I recently read the 3-volume graphic novel March by the late civil rights giant and long-serving congressman from Georgia, John Lewis. While in seminary, Lewis helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, which spearheaded many iconic moments of the U.S. civil rights movement in the 1960s. March follows the story of Lewis’ years of activism…

The Roman Worlds
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The Roman Worlds

I had the opportunity to see Keesmaat and Walsh speak on their latest joint effort, Romans Disarmed, last fall. The medium-sized lecture hall at Community Christian Reformed Church in Kitchener was packed, with nearly 100 people in attendance. Every seat was full. People were sitting in the aisle, standing against the walls, in the gymnasium…

Assessing the Arc of History

Assessing the Arc of History

Jemar Tisby has quickly become a household name for those in the Reformed tradition who follow conversations about race and religion in the United States. Founder and president of The Witness: A Black Christian Collective (formerly the Reformed African American Network), Tisby is a Christian lecturer, writer, and podcaster, focusing on the history of race and Christianity in the United States of America.

Consider the kids

Consider the kids

There are many things to appreciate and learn from in Kageler’s book. He wants to see interfaith dialogue without giving up exclusive truth claims. He wants to see interfaith cooperation without diluting the truth of the gospel. He wants to see youth take the responsibility of leading and organizing their own youth programs. He wants to see youth take a larger role in the church. He wants the church to make room for youth to exercise their gifts, without compromising what worship is.