PRACTICE JUSTICE

Through mutual relationships with the neighbors among whom they're hosted, Christian communities need to join in acts of compassion, justice, and reconciliation as a witness to the ministry of Jesus—particularly in places of suffering and despair.

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The Spirit Speaks in Verse: Poetry as a Blessing to Ministry

The experience of poetry can transform ministry
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Fact, Fiction and Fear in the Movement to End Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

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Get the truth on trafficking and how churches can help
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Storytelling Around Tables as an Antiracist Act

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Sharing a meal as ministry
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The Welcome of the White Church

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A call to action for racial justice
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All Saints: Nothing Can Separate Us

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A ritual for All Saints' Day
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How to Build an Anti-Racist Trust Team

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A tool for finding support and accountability in anti-racism work.
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Looking Out for the Littles: 4 Ways Churches Can Care For the Preschool-and-Under Set During the Pandemic

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Simple ways to build faith and support parents with young children
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What Virtual Worship Is Feeding Your Spirit? (Learning from the Lab)

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Nourish your soul with these recommendations
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Who We Are Matters to Our Ministry

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Identity matters for the pastor and each person in church
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Deepen Humility and Compassion with the IDI

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Develop practices that are cross-culturally responsive
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What Does This Have to Do with Me?: God’s Call to Persist in Our Anti-Racism Work

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White Christians have many options to become anti-racist
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The Practice of Unfreezing

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Break the ice with embodied conversations about race.
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Food As The Front Door: Father Divine, The Peace Mission Movement & Radical Ministry For Our Time

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Black churches, farmers, and business owners work for food justice.
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What I’m Reading Now: The Color of Compromise

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A historian and theologian writes on the American church and racism
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Couplehood in the Time of Pandemic

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There are options to faithfully navigate relationships.
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Preaching about Racism in America: What Comes Next?

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We can persist in preaching for transformation.
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The Stewardship of White Privilege in the Aftermath of George Floyd’s Death

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A commitment to change includes examining stewardship practices.
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Juneteenth 2020: Once You See

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Jesus healing the blind man of Bethsaida speaks to our present moment.
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Listen to Black Theologians: 5 Theology Podcasts

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Discover and learn from these theologians.
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What I’m Reading Now: Talking Race with Youth

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Engage youth using this resource.
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Diversity Versus Tokenism: Becoming an Anti-Racist Church

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Identify and move beyond tokenism.

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