Families Kit

by | May 24, 2023

We hope these resources help you love the people God has put in your life.

United We Pray Families Kit


Issues of race are already complicated, but perhaps nowhere more so than in families. Whether these are challenges faced by multi-ethnic families or families in which there is disagreement about race and racism, equipping families is at the center of our work. We hope these resources help you love the people God has put in your life.



What Does The Bible Say About Interracial Marriage?
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.

Race and Our Joy
Isaac Adams encourages us to think about race & racism the way God does. God did not make us all the same, and He means this for our joy and His glory.

Black Kids in a White Church
Josh Chatman shares concerns and hopes for his children growing up as minorities in a mostly white church.

Train Up a Child
Talia Bush shares her experience raising up children and points to the Bible’s commands to model Christ-like behavior for our children.

When Your Daughter Doesn’t Share Your Ethnicity
Rico Melendez shares the trials and joys he has parenting a daughter of a different ethnicity.

Kids See Color
Courtney Reissig encourages parents to give their children safe spaces to observe differences between people while encouraging them that diversity is a good gift from God.

Love For The Fatherless: A Theology of Adoption
Allison van der Walt follows up on her post about transracial adoption by laying a theological foundation for adoption.

Remembering God’s Grace in Transracial Adoption
Allison van der Walt shares her experience as an adoptive mother. As the white mother of a black child, she describes the need she has for God’s wisdom and help.

Can You Be Honest With Your Kids About Race?
Courtney Reissig encourages us to have open, frank dialogue with our kids about race, taking care to shape our kids’ understanding without shaming them in the process.



What Do You Do with Your Family for Black History Month?
Isaac and Trillia talk Black History Month and how they and their families are celebrating it.

Jasmine Holmes on Life, History, and Motherhood
Jasmine shares her wisdom on life, history, theology, interacting with those who disagree, and how she balances it all.



Let us hold on to the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.

Hebrews 10:23


  • United? We Pray

    United? We Pray is a ministry to help Christians pray and think about racial strife. We want to encourage Christians amid the strife to rely upon God in prayer. So our prayers can be informed, we strive to learn and write about race, racism and its effects, and theology. We aim to be biblical, beneficial, and clear in all our efforts. While we’re burdened for all racial strife, we focus on racial strife between Christians because of the unique privilege and stewardship God has given his people: to bear witness to Him and to love all people, especially one another (Gal. 6:10).

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