We post several short articles per month, tackling complicated issues and giving space for Christians to share their experiences about race in an edifying way. Longer essays are a scholarly contribution to UWP. They examine racism in the church in light of historical and theological contexts. Both Short-Form and Long-Form essays are written by people burdened with racial reconciliation in the church.
John Talley details the life and ministry of Gardner C. Taylor, a preacher some of us may not know. He was a man of integrity, consistency, and one of the most powerful preachers of his day.
Austin Suter explores some passages of Scripture which have been used to discourage interracial marriage and shows why ethnic partiality has no place among God’s people.
Ben Sciacca explores how theory, proximity, and experience can all enhance our understandings of comples issues.
Austin Suter explores several ways that Christians can uniquely contribute to efforts against racism
Courtney Reissig surveys the consistent heart of God for a just society and encourages believers toward more consistent obedience.
Jamie Dunlop explores the costs which make diversity hard, which are the same things that make it so meaningful.
Austin Suter shows how passion and interest are good things which need to be held in check by perspective.
Ben Sciacca reminds us not to be presumptive and assume that God is automatically on our side just because we’re passionate about our cause.
Chrys Jones shares five encouragement from Dr. Jarvis Williams new book Redemptive Kingdom Diversity: A Biblical Theology of the People of God
Pastor Josh Chatman shares concerns and hopes for his children growing up as minorities in a mostly white church.