Insider Outsider

Ben Byxbe Race Resources

Pastor Bryan Loritts dives deep into what it’s like to be a person of color in predominantly white evangelical spaces today and where we can go from here. God boldly proclaims throughout the book of Acts that there is no “ethnic home team” when it comes to Christianity. But the minority experience in America today–and throughout history–too often tells a …

Dear White America

Ben Byxbe Race Resources

  White Americans have long been comfortable in the assumption that they are the cultural norm. Now that notion is being challenged, as white people wrestle with what it means to be part of a fast-changing, truly multicultural nation. Facing chronic economic insecurity, a popular culture that reflects the nation’s diverse cultural reality, a future in which they will no …

Critical Theory

Ben Byxbe Race Resources

by Niel Shenvi http://intersectproject.org/faith-and-culture/neil-shenvi-are-social-justice-critical-theory-and-christianity-compatible/

Divided by Faith

Ben Byxbe Race Resources

Through a nationwide telephone survey of 2,000 people and an additional 200 face-to-face interviews, Michael O. Emerson and Christian Smith probed the grassroots of white evangelical America. They found that despite recent efforts by the movement’s leaders to address the problem of racial discrimination, evangelicals themselves seem to be preserving America’s racial chasm. In fact, most white evangelicals see no …

The Color of Compromise

Ben Byxbe Race Resources

An acclaimed, timely narrative of how people of faith have historically–up to the present day–worked against racial justice. And a call for urgent action by all Christians today in response. The Color of Compromise is both enlightening and compelling, telling a history we either ignore or just don’t know. Equal parts painful and inspirational, it details how the American church …

“Be the Bridge”

Ben Byxbe Race Resources

Read more about being a bridge-builder at www.bethebridge.com. Or get a copy of the book at: https://waterbrookmultnomah.com/books/592177/be-the-bridge-by-latasha-morrison/