At the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Soong-Chan Rah spoke about our need to develop cultural competency to address the changes in ethnoracial diversity in the world and in the church.
Willie Jennings, alongside other voices, calls for a doctrine of creation shaped by a shared, Christ-centered vision of dwelling and belonging for all.
Marne Campbell, chair of the department of African American Church Studies at Loyola Marymount University, addresses the structural racism in the United States and the need for comprehensive change to happen on every level of society.
Christin Fort, assistant professor of psychology at Wheaton College, examines the effects poverty and poor mental health have on each other, the oppressive cycle created as a result, and the church’s role to take action.
Luke Bobo speaks about how the wealth gap and limited economic opportunities breeds present day suffering to African American communities in the US, and he challenges the church to respond in love and justice.
Ministering to young people of color in the church, Jeff Liou creates space in which they can belong and thrive
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.