My Blindspot to Romans 13:1-7

Learning to read and study the Bible was an important step in my spiritual formation. My grandmother would tell me to memorize verses of scripture to serve as encouragement and guidance. She would say “you should always have the Word of God in your heart even when can’t have a Bible in your hand.” I […]

Blackface – Another Teachable Moment

    In moments like these, the work of bridge building across racial lines stretches me emotionally. But God led me to start Grace and Race Ministries, Inc. for such a time as this. I want to believe that people of the Christian faith start with at least one shared belief. God loves us in spite […]

When They Go Low, We Go High

“And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 By Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell A few months ago I had a conversation with a young woman who asked me to explain the word “grace” as used in the name of Grace and Race […]

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” […]

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 […]