Category : Resources
5 years, 8 months ago 1

A White Man’s Journey into Biblical Black History Coincidence or Cover-up? The unique presentation of Dr. Joel A. Freeman, a White man from Canada. He shares the journey he has taken in co-creating the book and film, Return to Glory: The Powerful Stirring of the Black Man. The book is endorsed by Bill Cosby, Julius Erving, Ben Carson, Tony Campolo, Tony Evans and many others. Dr. Freeman served as a veteran mentor/chaplain to the NBA Washington Bullets/Wizards for 19 years. […]

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6 years ago 1

Need promotional materials to promote the upcoming New Day excursion to visit the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial on October 9? Download the following: Presentation slide (ready to add to your presentation software or PowerPoint): Bulletin inserts designed to print 2 up (8.5 x 5.5) on a 8.5 x 11 page: Announcement blurb that you can use in your bulletins and/or newsletters (feel free to edit as necessary): You are cordially invited to celebrate what God is doing among the diverse churches […]

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6 years, 1 month ago 1

Dear Friend of a New Day in Race Relations in Maryland/Delaware, We are at an important point in our journey toward a New Day in Maryland/Delaware. For months we have met as pastors and leaders to begin that journey. We are now ready to take even bolder steps by getting our members together to embrace the effort. On Sunday evening, October 9, black believers and white believers will gather at First Rock Baptist Church, 4630 Alabama Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC […]

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6 years, 1 month ago 1

You are cordially invited to celebrate what God is doing among the diverse churches within the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware on Sunday, October 9 at 4 p.m. All churches are invited to meet at First Rock Baptist Church, at 4630 Alabama Avenue, S.E. Washington, D.C. (Click here for a map of the church’s address.) Those wishing to take the Metro to the church should plan on taking the Blue Line to Benning Road. (Click here for options to travel to […]

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By Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. Listen to audio here.   I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro […]

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6 years, 2 months ago 0

Recognizing that the body of Christ is made up of members from every tongue, hue and culture, the Reconciliation Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) welcome you to our journey toward wholeness at God’s abundant table. As one of the four mission priorities of our Church, Reconciliation Ministry welcomes you to our intentional effort to become a Pro-Reconciling/Anti-Racist church – a church where the gifts of all of God’s children are honored and shared. To view how this […]

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6 years, 4 months ago 1

Church Diversity: Sunday The Most Segregated Day of the Week, Scott Williams, former LifeChurch.tv campus pastor (New Leaf Publishing Group, 2011) Church Diversity is more than a book – it’s a movement of God, pastors, ministry leaders, volunteers, congregants, and the community. It’s about the Church changing its perspective to become part of a culture-changing and world-changing movement. A new and different future begins with the turning of these pages, taking this journey, and speaking the truth in this vital conversation: How […]

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6 years, 5 months ago 0

  By Bob Allen ATLANTA (ABP) — The American Civil War led Baptists in the South to forsake their historic commitment to the separation of church and state and embrace Christian nationalism, the head of a Baptist history organization says on a new website. Bruce Gourley, executive director of the Baptist History and Heritage Society, says the Civil War challenged Baptist convictions that had been hard won by a persecuted minority fighting for religious freedom in Europe and Colonial America. Defending slavery […]

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6 years, 5 months ago 0

God of the Oppressed, James Cone, Briggs Prof. of Systematic Theology, Union Theological Seminary (Orbis Books 1997) In his reflections on God, Jesus, suffering, and liberation, James H. Cone relates the gospel message to the experience of the black community. But a wider theme of the book is the role that social and historical context plays in framing the questions we address to God as well as the mode of the answers provided. As presented on www.amazon.com.

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6 years, 5 months ago 0

Is God A White Racist? A Preamble to Black Theology,  William Jones (Prof. of Religion Florida St. Univ.) Published originally as part of C. Eric Lincoln’s series on the black religious experience, Is God a White Racist? is a landmark critique of the black church’s treatment of evil and the nature of suffering. In this powerful examination of the early liberation methodology of James Cone, J. Deotis Roberts, and Joseph Washington, among others, Jones questions whether their foundation for black Christian theism—the […]

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