Dear White Brothers & Sisters: Why #BlackLivesMatter Must Matter to You

On Tuesday, a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who choked an unarmed African American male, Eric Garner, to death in July. Garner was being arrested for selling cigarettes and not paying taxes. After being wrestled to the ground by several police using an unauthorized technique, Mr. Garner’s final words were, “IContinue reading “Dear White Brothers & Sisters: Why #BlackLivesMatter Must Matter to You”

Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America

I recently finished reading the book, Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America, and it is a much needed read for every leader and thoughtful Christian in the church right now. This is a conversation starter and small group discussion piece. Read it in a book club or have a diverseContinue reading “Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America”

Ferguson: Between Jesus and Barabbas #Evangelicals4Justice

A Guest Post by fellow Evangelicals4Justice Member, Drew Miller: In an intimate conversation between Jesus and his disciples, just before Jesus predicts that Peter will deny him three times, Jesus asks Peter, “Will you lay down your life for me?” As Jesus’ crucifixion approaches, his question to Peter becomes reality, and the people who knowContinue reading “Ferguson: Between Jesus and Barabbas #Evangelicals4Justice”