One last post for our Black History Month series! The CRC Office of Race Relations is thankful for Rev. Sheila Holmes and her contributions to the Christian Reformed Church.
"When I have the opportunity to be in a room with a diverse group of people, hosted by the CRC, and hear courageous conversations about race, I am hopeful."
This Black History Month, let’s hear the Black CRC story, as told by Black CRC members themselves.
In his article "Through African Eyes" http://www.firstthings.com/article/2015/10/through-african-eyes
John Azumah, professor of World Christianity and Islam at Columbia Theological Seminary.relates how North American churches can embody cultural imperialism with a very paternalistic...
I have a personal passion for leadership and young people. For this reason, I raise the question: What are we doing in our churches to intentionally raise up young Black and Reformed leaders?
In the wake of the Charleston shooting, many parents are wondering, "How can I talk with my kids about this? How much can they handle? How soon?"
I pray that Black and Reformed Members and Churches use The Network as a Forum to discuss issues, needs and concerns.
Sheila is the new President of the Board of Trustees in the CRC. She is the first person of color and woman. This is quite an honor!!!
This questions is vital to the survival of all congregations, not just predominantly Black Reformed congregations.
Open honest discussion concerning all congregations who have Black/African American/African National members is needed. And after open honest discussion substantive action is...