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?
The Bradley/Rhodes Conversation: Being Black and Christian in the 21st Century For Christians who long to see more racially and ethnically diverse churches, the situation can sometimes seem hopeless. Sunday mornings are still segregated. Many believers, especially Blacks and Whites, still harbor prejudices about the other. And it seems we'll never see progress on this side … Continue reading An Encouraging Conversation about Race and the Black Church