Racial Reconciliation

Edward Gilbreath 06-25-2009

It's hot in Chicago. Summer is officially doing its thing.

Harper McConnell 06-24-2009

It was hard to miss me on the lava-rocked streets of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, while I was working for a locally led organization, HEAL Africa. I lacked the grace of Congolese women who glided across the tumultuous terrain in high heels while I tripped over the ubiquitous black rocks.

Every day across America we see self-segregation in lunchrooms, in classrooms, and in church pews on Sunday morning. But how about online?
Alan Bean 02-17-2009
I moved to Tulia, Texas, in the summer of 1998, a year before a massive drug bust decimated the black side of town.
Lynne Hybels 01-15-2009
In 2001, my husband Bill was jolted out of racial complacency.
Adam Taylor 11-10-2008
Many have commented on how Senator Obama's election has the power and potential to recast and redeem America's image in the world, usher in a new style of politics rooted in bridge-building and pro
Gabriel Salguero 11-07-2008
I am what some refer to as a brown evangelical -- in short, a Latino evangelical. Usually when the media speaks of evangelicals we are one of the groups that is left out.
Jim Wallis 11-07-2008
The first thing I read this morning was a reflection on the meaning of this week's events for the church.
Jim Wallis 11-05-2008
Yesterday's election represents a watershed moment in the life and history of our country.
Jimmy McCarty 10-06-2008

My mother is an immigrant from Korea who has worked as a janitor in a hospital and waitress in a Korean restaurant. My father is a white guy from a small town in Tennessee who has been a soldier and dock worker.

Gabriel Salguero 09-09-2008

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I've been following the recent online conversation about racial reconciliation and the New Monastics rather closely. Why? Because it is a conversation whose time has come. I honestly believe that [...]

Sharaya Tindal 09-08-2008

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The very first mark of the New Monastic movement is to relocate to the abandoned places of the empire. However, after quick research, most of the social justice-geared intentional communities I found were either [...]

Jim Wallis 09-03-2008

Most of the speeches at the Democratic National Convention were politically predictable; the same was true on the first night of the Republican National Convention. Sarah Palin's speech tonight will be worth watching, considering all the attention her nomination has received, and of course John McCain's acceptance speech on Thursday night will be very important, just as Barack Obama's was in Denver.

But one thing looked very different on the first night of the Republican [...]

Shane Claiborne 09-02-2008

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Vonetta and Jason, first I want you to know that I am deeply grateful for the conversation you've invited and stirred with our private conversations and now

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In August 2006, before having ever heard the term "new monasticism," my husband, Jason, and I founded Radical Living, an intentional community in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. When I (Vonetta) was 12 years old, I emigrated from Guyana to [...]

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