#RacialRec: Making a Transformation

One of the churches @ScottWilliams highlights in his book, Church Diversity, is Transformation Church, Charlotte, NC where Pastor Derwin Gray is senior pastor. Williams quotes Pastor Gray: Multi-ethnic church is not in addition to the gospel, it is a result of the gospel (128). Pastor Gray launched Transformation with a desire to pastor a multi-ethnic,Continue reading “#RacialRec: Making a Transformation”

#RacialRec: Bloodlines ~ Fallen Images, Pride, and Humility

Natasha to Trillia: This section (Chapters 4-6) is packed with so much pertinent information that I do not know where to begin.  Piper traces American history to explain why he gives prominence to black-white relationships in the book. That history reveals, “The black faces are used to make the white people a pile of moneyContinue reading “#RacialRec: Bloodlines ~ Fallen Images, Pride, and Humility”

#RacialRec: Bloodlines ~ “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”

Trillia to Natasha: Dr. Piper describes himself as having a debt to pay. He says, “I have a debt to pay. I have already confessed in chapter one the racism of my youth. As much as I tore down, I would like to build up. This is not a penance–as though I did not believe the bloodContinue reading “#RacialRec: Bloodlines ~ “What’s Love Got to Do With It?””