Learning Together: An Asian American Perspective On Racial Justice and Reconciliation – Youth Ministry Christian Article

As our country takes a hard look in the mirror and acknowledges a long history of racial prejudice and injustice, we at Rooted want to observe things from every angle and every viewpoint. In this interview we’ve invited our friends Kevin Yi and Clark Fobes to speak with us about racism against Asian-Americans during the Covid-19 crisis, complicated issues of discrimination within the Asian-American community, and how racism particularly impacts teenagers.  ROOTED: How does discrimination play out differently for Asian-Americans? …

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Racism and the Early Church (Part One) – Christian Article

Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Racism, classism, and other forms of discrimination have plagued our world for centuries. Not only is the church wrestling with these issues today, Christians in the First, Second, and Third centuries dealt with them as well. On this week’s episode, Wes discusses racism in the early church with Andrew, the host of the popular “Post-Apostolic Church” YouTube channel. Quotes from church leaders, living in…

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How to Facilitate Racial Reconciliation – Youth Ministry Christian Article

(EDITOR’S NOTE: I led this conversation with Jeffrey Wallace and Brent Crowe  several years ago, but it’s more pertinent now than ever. Racial tensions, like embers in a forest, have been whipped into a flames by controversial (and deadly) confrontations between white police officers and young black men. Racial distrust and misunderstanding now define our contemporary culture in profound and far-reaching ways. We need an ongoing, courageous conversation to break the tension…) More than any time since the ’60s, today’s tensions…

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In a nation ready to explode with riots, burning, looting, and killing, what does the Bible say about dealing with racism, prejudice, and violence? – Christian Article

Tweet In a nation ready to explode with riots, burning, looting, and killing, what does the Bible say about dealing with racism, prejudice, and violence? No Reason for Racism When it comes down to it, there’s really only one race…the human race. The Apostle Paul, speaking about the Creator, said that “he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place”…

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Mother To Son – Christian Article

Dear Son, Snow days are a momentary reprieve, but once the snow melts there’s going to be a reckoning. C. S. Lewis uses the analogy of an almost endless winter to teach young children about the coming of the king. In his book The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, it’s always winter and never Christmas until Aslan bursts back onto the scene, bringing with him the glorious festivities that have been lacking in the frozen tundra that was Narnia.…

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Brief Encounter(s) | c y b e r f i z h – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); I want to talk about brief encounters. Not ‘Brief Encounter’ the 1945 classic British film scripted by Noel Coward and starring Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson. But the brief encounters we experience and that Jesus experienced in the gospels. Brief and potentially life changing. They may not be romantic, like the classic film, but they certainly can touch deep feelings. Brief, rollercoaster encounters, just like the roller coaster music by Rachmaninov, the theme music…

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