For some people Southern Presbyterianism and racial reconciliation is oxymoronic. But the elusive reality of diversity and unity in the church just took a significant step forward. I recently participated on a panel about the topic "Christianity and Race" at the historic First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi. The church has over 2,500 members, is the largest … Continue reading A New Southern Presbyterianism?
I often describe Jackson, Mississippi as a "big small town" or a "small big town". Either description will do because this city features the best of both. A Big Small Town or a Small Big Town At 174,000 people Jackson is slightly smaller than Little Rock and doesn't even come close to cities like Memphis … Continue reading Doin’ St. Paddy’s Day in a Big Way