When it comes to the issue of race, the Gospel changes everything. Scroll down to find Matt’s interview with Angela Moore, recommended resources, inventory questions for reflection, and both messages from “The Gospel and Race” series.

Recommended Resources for Continued Learning:

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Reflection Questions:

  1. Is there a particular group of people, ethnicity, or race that you simply can’t stand?
  2. Is there any particular group, ethnicity, or race that your child cannot marry? Or that you would not marry?
  3. What types of people cause you to cross the street if you are walking alone?
  4. When you think about images that portray beauty and sophistication, what culture or color is it imaged after?
  5. What, if anything, happens inside you when you see interracial couples? Or certain types or combinations of couples?
  6. When is the last time you visited the home or apartment of someone from a different culture or race? Or when was the last time you invited them to your home or apartment?
  7. What’s your attitude towards people or groups that prefer music that is different than your preference?
  8. Have you ever asked someone of another group to answer a question as a spokesperson for their entire race or culture?
  9. What type of person would you most trust to invest or steward your money? What type of person would you least trust to invest or steward your money?
  10. When you meet people from another race or culture who do not fit your stereotype (they are nicer, smarter, dumber, more aggressive, passive, or articulate than you expected), are you surprised?
  11. When a driver of another car is driving too fast, too slow, or making a mistake, and they are of a different ethnicity, do you say to yourself, “that figures!”?
  12. *When it comes to your children’s education, do you have greater confidence or less confidence in the teacher based on their race or ethnicity?

* = from Matt, the rest are from Pete Scazzero

Articles:

Books:

Disclaimer: these books do not necessarily represent GFC views in every area. However, they will help the reader to understand different perspectives of this complex issue. As you engage these resources, I suggest that your goal be “understanding.” – Matt

  • *Beyond Racial Gridlock by George Yancey
  • *Be the Bridge by Latasha Morrison
  • *White Awake by Daniel Hill
  • Oneness Embraced by Tony Evans
  • The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby
  • Divided by Faith by Michael Emerson/Smith
  • Insider/Outsider by Bryan Loritts
  • One Blood by John Perkins and Karen Waddle
  • Fault Lines by Voddie Baucham
  • Unified by Tim Scott and Trey Gowdy
  • Bloodlines by John Piper

*Three books to start with

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