Confronting Racism in the Church with Drew Hart

Friday, 30 June 2017, 17:37 | Category : Event Registration, Events, Racial Justice
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by The Potter’s House, Soteria Community School In his provocative book “Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism,” theologian and blogger Drew G. I. Hart places police brutality, mass incarceration, anti black stereotypes, poverty, and everyday acts of racism within the larger framework of white supremacy. On July 22nd, Drew will be […]

Confronting Racism

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:54 | Category : Ambassadors Call, Racial Justice, Teachable Moments, Words to Grow By
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God gave me the vision to establish Grace and Race Ministries, Inc. in 2008. The most frequent response I hear is “talking about racism is too hard.” But I know the most difficult conversation about race and racism is the one we never have. This work must be personal. It starts with the word “I” […]

A Child Will Lead Them…

By Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell I thought you might like this story from The Washington Post. Ten-year-olds tackle ‘The Lie’ of demeaning stereotypes in powerful video Elementary schoolchildren aim to counter the “lies” they hear about Muslims, African Americans, Latinos, Asians, girls: “I’m not a thief.” “I’m not a terrorist.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/ten-year-olds-tackle-the-lie-of-demeaning-stereotypes-in-powerful-video/2016/12/02/69b7e162-b02a-11e6-8616-52b15787add0_story.html   10-Year-Olds Tackle the Lies […]

Think on These Things

When we are confronted with life’s most difficult situations, it is often easy to go to a default reaction. But, life is complicated and the most serious situations require more from us as Christians. They require us to go much deeper and to tap into the well of living water. With the issue of race […]

Grace and Race?

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 0:02 | Category : Grace, Racial Justice, Reconciliation Reflections
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By Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, Founder & President When I adopted “grace and race” as the words to help define my personal ministry, I believed that through the faith in the unmerited favor of God, we as believers in Christ can work through everything that confronts us in life. The notion that providing safe, informative spaces […]