Category Archives: Racial Reconciliation

Spiritual Conversations on Race Relations

The President, the Professor, and the Police Officer:Oh for a Spiritual Conversation! By the time you read this, President Obama’s meeting with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Sgt. James Crowley will be filling the airwaves, the blogosphere, and print media. Those who follow my writings know the importance that I place on intercultural relationships.

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A Christ-Centered TEAM Approach to Intercultural Relating

Cultivating Christlike Intercultural Relational Competency: A Christ-Centered TEAM Approach In light of the ongoing controversy over the arrest of African American Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., many of you have asked to hear more about my views on intercultural (multicultural) ministry. Goals of a Christ-Centered TEAM Approach The primary goal of Cultivating Christlike Intercultural Relational

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Seeing Race Relations through Christ-Colored Glasses

Seeing Race Relations through Christ-Colored Glasses The incident involving the arrest of African American Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., seems like an all-too-familiar case of “he said/she said” complicated by the still contentious issues of race in American society. And the responses seem equally predictable: people choosing sides left and right (see http://tinyurl.com/nejvyy for a

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