“I love the religion of our blessed Savior. …” (My Bondage and My Freedom) Frederick Douglass is a seminal figure of American history. His writing and oratory skill has etched his name into the annals of the all-time great communicators. While Douglass is arguably the most important black leader of 19th century American history due to [...]
This recap of the February 6th Bagged Lunch Series, Strangers in a Foreign Land: Immigration and the People God, is a summary of the discussion on how we can continue having further dialogue addressing these issues across lines of difference with Dr. Walter Strickland and Courtlandt Perkins.
Black history month is regarded by many as an ironic designation for the month of February. While the history of African Americans including their stories, accomplishments, and contributions are worthy of celebration, the existence of the month reminds us of the segregated historical accounts our societies operate under. When the American history timelines touted by academic [...]
"A Narrative of the Life, Bondage, and Freedom of Frederick Douglass" In Talbot County, Maryland was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey around the year 1818. His heritage would become one of the sticking points of his life for biographers, contemporaries, and Douglass himself. He knew his mother’s name was Harriet Bailey but was raised primarily by [...]
Dr. Walter Strickland and Courtlandt Perkins discuss how the link conference puts multicultural passion into informed practice. Join us on April 13, 2018! http://kingdomdiversity.sebts.edu/index.php/link-conference/
There is never a lack of news that either makes our day or makes our day worse. Whether good or bad, we tend to share news within our circle of friends which are likely to be people who look or think like us. While this is not inherently wrong it could be enabling our blind spots. [...]
https://youtu.be/aYymJgHTpEM Dr. Echevarria provides biblical foundation and ministry application to reflect God's heart on immigration.
White Evangelicalism and Multiethnic Relations: Broadening the Conversation Beyond the Black-White Binary
By Jimmy Roh (PhD student, at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) There’s been a lot of discussion about the term “evangelical.” The discussion has centered on evangelicalism’s theological vision versus its cultural expressions. This has led many, especially people of color, to assume the white majority's culture normative in the evangelical movement. Most recently, Tim Keller weighed [...]