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.
Blake Long reminds us that preaching the gospel and living a gospel-transformed life are not at odds with each other
Austin Suter explores the dynamic of celebrating deeply flawed people.
Alicia Akins shares how her time abroad enlarged her vision for diversity beyond black and white.
Historian Thomas Kidd looks at Scripture to see what it says about the way slavery was practiced in America
Editor Austin Suter compiles a list of ten important posts from 2021.
Austin Suter shares three lessons on the Christian life from the Incarnation of Jesus
Blake Long reminds us that racism is sin not only for how it devalues others, but for how it lies about God as creator.
Bobby Scott reflects on Thanksgiving in a difficult year and reminds us of the hope we have in Christ.
Pastor Matt McCullough shares his experience pastoring in a city where economic inequality tracks largely with ethnicity.
Austin Suter reflects on the clarity of the Bible and how we help each other understand it.