“Reconciliation and justice have always been at the center of the Gospel and God’s work in the world.” 

-Eric Holmstrom

GOSPEL AND RACE LEARNING GROUP RESOURCES

You will need a RightNow Media account in order to watch The Color of Compromise weekly videos for the Gospel and Race Learning Group. If you don’t have a RightNow Media account, you can get one from Purpose Church for FREE by clicking below.

We have created a digital Gospel and Race Learning Group workbook for you to utilize during the group experience. This resource will help you stay on track and provide journal space for processing. You can download that for FREE by clicking below.

WATCH

WEEKLY

VIDEOS

 

We have provided two weekly videos for you to watch before attending the Gospel and Race Learning Group each Thursday.

BEFORE ATTENDING WEEK 1:

October 1

Grace, Justice, and Mercy

Journey to Reconciliation and Racial Healing

BEFORE ATTENDING WEEK 2:

October 8

Session 1: The Color of Compromise

Session 2: Making Race In The Colonial Era

BEFORE ATTENDING WEEK 3:

October 15

Session 3: Understanding Liberty in the Age of Revolution and Revival

Session 4: Institutionalizing Race in the Antebellum Era

BEFORE ATTENDING WEEK 4:

October 22

Session 5: Defending Slavery at the Onset of the Civil War

Session 6: Reconstructing White Supremacy in the Jim Crow Era

BEFORE ATTENDING WEEK 5:

October 29

Session 7: Remembering the Complicity in the North

Session 8: Compromising with Racism during the Civil Rights Movement

BEFORE ATTENDING WEEK 6:

November 5

Session 9: Organizing the Religious Right at the End of the Twentieth Century

Session 10: Reconsidering Racial Reconciliation in the Age of Black Lives Matter

BEFORE ATTENDING WEEK 7:

November 12

Session 11: The Fierce Urgency of Now

Session 12: Be Strong and Courageous

To help us in our discussions with one another, our hosts Deji and Wesley, felt a shared language and some definitions would be beneficial. You can view the Gospel and Race Learning Group glossary of terms below.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ON RACISM AND RACIAL RECONCILIATION

VIDEO SERMONS

Race and the Church

Reconciliation Rooted in Prayer

Use Your Privilege

Journey to Reconciliation

Biblical Justice and Activism

Race and the Gospel (5-part series)

PANEL DISCUSSION VIDEOS

Panel Discussion on Race
Justice Q&A
Talk About Race & Privilege
Creating Safe Spaces
Bethel Church Staff Panel
Racial Reconciliation
Racism and the Church

INFORMATIONAL VIDEOS

Part 1 – Race in America with Phil Vischer

Part 2 – Race in America with Phil Vischer

Systemic Racism Explained

INTERVIEW VIDEOS

Race and the Church
How To Navigate Racial Reconciliation
Racism in America
Race vs Religion
Growing Up Black in America
Racism, Culture & Christianity

ARTICLES

A Biblical Critique of Secular Justice and Critical Theory 

Racial Reconciliation May Not Be What You Think It Is

Systems, Sin, and Sanctuaries

BOOKS

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If you have any questions or would like to talk with someone, please let us know.