Resources on Anti-Racism

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Anti-Racism in the Renewing of Christian Worship I Could Not Know Article by Jessica A. Harren Article by Jessica A. Harren Topics: Racism , Shame , Guilt , Discipleship Source: Young Clergy Women Jessica A. Harren confronts her own racism in light of Christian discipleship. "Jesus demands that I own my complicity in the system and my impact in harming the humanity of others, regardless of my intentions." Who So Ever Will Sunday Service Outline by Michelle Riley Jones Service Outline by Michelle Riley Jones Topics: Love , Hospitality , Spirit , Grace Source: The African American Lectionary Worship resources from an African American perspective based on Romans 10:12-13 and Galatians 5, for planning a "Who So Ever Will" Sunday, a time for focusing on welcome and hospitality toward all. Racism Makes a Criminal Justice System Reform Impossible Audio/Video by Ellen K Boegel Audio/Video by Ellen K Boegel Topics: Racism , Justice , Law , Crime Source: America: The Jesuit Review The intransigence of racial discrimination and the effects of white privilege in our criminal justice system mirrors its ubiquitousness in U.S. society, but we can make progress in exposing and rooting out overt and subconscious discrimination. Prayer for Humankind Element of Worship by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook Element of Worship by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook Topics: Injustice , Race , Diversity , Healing Source: Gathered Prayers This resource has a prayer by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook. This prayer asks God to help us respond to injustice and celebrate diversity. The themes are justice, diversity, racism, and healing. Millennials and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Audio/Video by Dan Lothian Audio/Video by Dan Lothian Topics: Racism , Leadership , Social Justice , Video Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video interview examines the evolution of anti-racism efforts over the last fifty years, the role of faith in this process of change, and how young people experience social justice movements. Why Christians Are Incapable of Racial Healing Element of Worship by Sean Palmer Element of Worship by Sean Palmer Topics: Racism , Healing , Repentance , Sin Source: Missio Alliance Reflecting on several scriptures, Sean Palmer discusses the stark reality of racism in the church. Also included is a litany of "Confession in response to violence in Charlottesville by Mike Yager and Andrew Hill. Liturgical Language Audio/Video by Anthony Bailey Audio/Video by Anthony Bailey Topics: Racism , Public Speaking , Language , Sermon Source: Working Preacher A video from an anti-racism and cultural competency trainer: Liturgical language can be misheard or misunderstood. Therefore, the community must seek to collectively consider the language we use to worship more fully. What Shall We Do with Law and Order? Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Racism , Oppression , Tyranny , Gospel Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection Sermon notes on Galatians 2:15-21 from the Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection. The oppression of racism confronts us with our failures. We must look to the gospel of justification by faith for hope. Pressing on to the Kindom of God Commentary/Exegesis by Stephanie Sorge Commentary/Exegesis by Stephanie Sorge Topics: Racism , Politics , Shalom , Sexism Source: Young Clergy Women An article by Stephanie Sorge reflecting on how Jeremiah 29:7 could inform our approach to politics. The target audience is white women, with themes of racism, sexism, and shalom. When the K.K.K. Came to Town, Catholics Prayed. Now What? Article by Nichole M Flores Article by Nichole M Flores Topics: Racism , Sin , Hatred , Church Source: America: The Jesuit Review The KKK's actions bring together Catholics to pray the rosary and admit to racial hatred. The non-white author experiences this as an act of mercy, but asks if she will hear racism so clearly denounced again. Personal Contact and Overcoming Anti-Muslim Prejudice Article by Maleiha Malik Article by Maleiha Malik Topics: Women , Islam (Concept) Source: Faith and Leadership Prejudice against Muslims has a long history in the West. Personal contact is the antidote, and churches have a crucial role to play in making those contacts. Interview with Claudia Rankine and the Conversation about Race Audio/Video by Claudia Rankine Audio/Video by Claudia Rankine Topics: Racism , Blackness , Conversation , Race Source: On Being The poet, essayist, and playwright Claudia Rankine says every conversation about race doesn’t need to be about racism. (Podcast length: 51:27) Black Theology and a Legacy of Oppression Sermon Illustration by M Shawn Copeland Sermon Illustration by M Shawn Copeland Topics: Racism , Culture , Cultures , Oppression Source: America: The Jesuit Review After the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., James H. Cone denounced mainline Protestant and Catholic Christians' lukewarm response; further critique is offered of "Elegant Racism," which is more subtle and even more difficult to address. Help Your Church Start Discussing Race Today Sermon Illustration Sermon Illustration Topics: Racism , Church , Justice , History Source: Missio Alliance Here are 38 resources from Missio Alliance including books, articles, interviews, speeches, stories, and more. They address topics such as race and racism in America and multi-ethnic churches. Empathic and Incarnational: A Better Christian Ethic Article by Reggie Williams Article by Reggie Williams Topics: Racism , Theology , Ethics , Compassion Source: Fuller Studio Reflecting on racism and Christian ethics, Reggie Williams writes that Christ is our empathic representative who becomes a model of Christian discipleship by demonstrating the interaction that Christians are to have with one another in Christ. Rachel's Weeping Must Cease! Sermon (Complete) by Robert M Zanicky Sermon (Complete) by Robert M Zanicky Topics: Racism , Hatred , Pride , History Source: Day1 Robert M. Zanicky preaches against anti-Judaism and anti-Semitism from Matthew 2:13-23. The Genetics of Race (Part 2) Audio/Video by Joseph L. Graves Audio/Video by Joseph L. Graves Topics: Racism , Faith , Race , Science Source: BioLogos In part two of this two-part podcast, evolutionary biologist Joseph Graves discusses the genetic science of race. Useful for a sermon series on race and racism. I’m a Conservative Latina. Is There a Place for Me in Trump’s Republican Party after Charlottesville? Article by Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo Article by Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo Topics: Racism , Immigration , Families , Labor Source: America: The Jesuit Review In the face of an emboldened White supremacy movement, conservatives must confront racism in its ranks and to question unsavory political alliances, rather than to minimize or deny the rise of racism under President Trump. Addressing White Power and Priviledge Article by Brenda Walsh Article by Brenda Walsh Topics: Racism , Catholic , Ethics , Equality Source: preacherexchange In this article, Brenda Walsh reflects on the need to address white privilege and offers concrete suggestions for ways to pursue racial justice for all. Developing Congregational Reengagement Strategies Article by Nathan Kirkpatrick Article by Nathan Kirkpatrick Topics: Racism , Health , Leadership Source: Faith and Leadership Beyond keeping churchgoers safe amid COVID-19 when buildings reopen, congregational leaders need to consider welcoming new visitors, revising their strategic plan, and addressing the coronavirus and the virus of racism.