Martin Luther King, Jr. day is not a “Black” holiday. It is a day to affirm the dignity of all people. It is a day to remember the example of King – a drum major for justice.
Leadership and Race is a workshop that deliberately pursues inclusion through six tasks. This workshop is geared for those in leadership positions!
DORR is an antiracism and racial reconciliation workshop that involves activities to recognize, expose, and dismantle racism in all its forms.
Widening the Circle is an antiracism workshop used in Canada and specific to Canada.
DORR II is designed to deepen what was started with DORR and to give hope to those trying to get at the root causes of racism, to address systemic issues, and to provide a deeper knowledge of racial reconciliation.
The six-session DVD Facing Racism includes an embedded study guide that equips you or your group to work for racial reconciliation.
Author Pedro Aviles will help you see and understand what the Hispanic tsunami means for the church—both in challenges and opportunities.
DORR—Small Groups takes the regular DORR workshop and reworks it for small groups. The audience is adults, and the curriculum has been developed for use in an adult education setting the local church.
A couple of weeks ago, leaders of Christian Reformed Church ministries issued a Statement on Racism to all pastors in the denomination. Let's have a conversation about the Statement, and the topic it addresses.
With the recent note on race relations put out by CRC Staff we need this article to show up in this section so we can respond or comment.
World Communion Sunday is October 2! Attached to this post you'll find prayers, litanies, and much more to use or adapt for your worship setting.
Every year churches across the CRC celebrate All Nations Heritage Sunday using worship resources from Race Relations. Last year almost 20,000 bulletin inserts and covers were ordered! Join us in the celebration.
Racism is not part of God’s grand design. Human beings are the architects of racism. However, through Jesus Christ, God is reconciling us to Himself, and to each other, rebuilding what we destroyed.
I want us to wrestle with conversations that may be difficult. I want us to enter together into the beautiful mess of reconciliation. I want us to have a candid conversation, as family, about race.
The same power that rose Jesus from the grave and caused his resurrection is at work in the surrendered hearts of the believers who live for racial healing and justice in our world today.
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...
This booklet covers the background of racial and ethnic diversity in the CRC and was developed by a 1992 synodical committee of the Christian Reformed Church.
In this interactive webinar, four panelists give their Top 5 Lists, from four different perspectives, for becoming more hospitable and loving in a diverse world.
November is Native American Heritage Month. Interested in celebrating it at your church? We've put together free worship materials for you to use!
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?"
Lamenting is painful and there's nothing "dignified" or "pretty" about it. The Church needs to face the reality of racism in America and to join others in crying out to our Lord for deliverance.
Prejudice has a long shelf life. Chances are that you (and I) keep prejudice neatly tucked away under the cover of noble virtues, traditions or plain thoughtlessness.
This article was printed on the front page (Friday, December 27, 2014) in the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel newspaper. It is a great testimony of racial reconciliation and on what God is doing through the Body of Christ at Community CRC.
It has been impossible not to hear of several tragic incidents of death of black men during confrontations with police. I have been struck and saddened by the deaths of people I did not know...