The Way Home: Shai Linne on ethnic unity

Today I am joined by my friend Shai Linne, popular Christian rap artist and pastor of Risen Church in Philadelphia. He loves the Lord and Scripture and is a great Christian voice speaking to a variety of topics. He has a new book out called “The New Reformation,” and he is working to bring people…

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Why Should We Talk About Our Racial History?

In Southern Baptist Churches this Sunday we celebrate Racial Reconciliation Sunday. At the ERLC, we’ve developed quite a few resources for churches to use in their presentations. I’m grateful our denomination celebrates this, given our racial history and given how central this issue is to the gospel. In the Great Commission (Mathew 28:16), we see…

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Live What You Are Trying to Lead

Today for Leadership Journal I had the privilege of speaking with Bryan Loritts, lead pastor of Fellowship Memphis and the son of Crawford Loritts, the popular author and pastor. Bryan has written extensively and spoken on racial reconciliation in the church and pastors a congregation in one of the most racially tense areas of the…

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The Lincoln Movie and the Importance of Racial Reconciliation

I’m not a critic, so you won’t often find here substantive, intelligent movie reviews. I do enjoy cinema, however and occassionally a movie comes along that is more than something to pass time while eating popcorn. Movies like this are conversation starters. “Did you see it? If not, you must!” Movies like this stay with…

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