racial reconciliation

Puritans and Propaganda

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Is criticizing the racist cultural roots of Puritanism out of bounds? That’s what some Calvinists are debating following Christian rapper Propaganda’s scathing indictment of Puritan history. Read more

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The Genius of ‘Gangnam Style’

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What can Christian artists learn from the overnight viral hit? Look deeper than the goofy guest appearances and fan spoofs, and there’s plenty. Read more

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Rev. Fred Luter Elected to SBC Presidency

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The Rev. Fred Luter has been elected as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, making him the first African American to lead the predominantly white denomination. Read more

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What Is Rodney King’s Legacy?

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He became an ironic symbol of race relations and civil rights in America. But his untimely death leaves us wondering what his true legacy should be. Read more

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President Obama’s Other Pastor

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A conversation with the Rev. Dr. Joel C. Hunter of Florida about his civil rights testimony, defending President Obama’s faith, and the local ministerial response to the Trayvon Martin case. Read more

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Prayer Mentioned at Zimmerman Arrest Press Conference

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Prayer makes a surprise appearance at Florida Special Prosecutor Angela Corey’s press conference announcing the arrest of George Zimmerman on second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Read more

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Trayvon and America’s Damascus Road

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Even though charges have been filed against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, our nation remains divided by race. Perhaps a national focus on anti-racism can become the legacy of this tragedy. Read more

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John Piper on Race and the Christian

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Minneapolis pastor John Piper’s commitment to racial reconciliation is rooted in Reformed theology, his own history as a Southern racist, and his love for his African American daughter. He talked to UrbanFaith about his unlikely story. Read more

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Finally, a Famous White Pastor Gets It

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John Piper addresses the race problem by showing how the gospel transcends race. But will White people – and Christians of all races – get the message? Read more

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SBC and Moody Step Up Diversity Efforts

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The Southern Baptist Convention and Moody Pulblishers step up their racial and ethnic diversity efforts. Read more

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