Otis Moss III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, draws on the words of Martin Luther King Jr. in this sermon on the nation’s current darkness and God’s coming light.
Reggie Williams, associate professor of Christian ethics at McCormick Theological Seminary, discusses what it means to be a Black Christian in the US—the dynamics of representation and the intervening nature of Black aesthetics.
Samuel J. Casey, pastor of New Life Christian Church and executive director of Congregations Organized for Prophetic Engagement, speaks about faith-based community organizing, the importance of civic engagement, and the connection between worship and justice.
Jeanelle Austin, founder of the Racial Agency Initiative, speaks about racial justice and faithfulness as she shares her experience of community organizing and protesting in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd.
Vince Bantu, assistant professor of church history and Black Church studies, talks about the varied dynamics and histories of African American communities around the United States, Black experience in the American church, and his own journey of reclaiming identity through African history and Christianity.
Jemar Tisby, author of The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism, discusses the history of racial inequality in the United States and in the American church.