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Podcast episodes taking racial struggles to the throne of grace, United? We Pray is a ministry devoted to praying about racial strife—especially between Christians.

Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

Episode Overview:  Following Dr. Williams’ address at Iron City Church, we had a time of Q&A. Austin interviews Jarvis and then takes questions from the audience. Particularly interesting were Dr. Williams’ answers on how history does not define a person but must...

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Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

Jarvis Williams on Life, Ministry, and Theology

Episode Overview:  Our friend Jarvis Williams was in town! Dr. Williams is associate professor of New Testament at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. We talked to him about his life and ministry, then Isaac grabbed the steering wheel to ask him about race &...

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Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

What is Racism?

Episode Overview:  This episode is a follow-up to episode 103, in which we discussed race. Isaac and Austin answer the question, “what is racism?” This touches on personal and corporate categories of sin. We compare our...

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Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

Jared Torrence on Christ’s Heart for Unity

Episode Overview:  This special episode is a sermon given by pastor Jared Torrence of Covenant Fellowship Church in Glen Mills, PA. Jared looks at some passages from the Gospels to see what Jesus has to teach us about ethnic...

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Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

What is Race?

Episode Overview:  In this episode, Isaac and Austin have a more theoretical discussion around the question, “What is race?” Scripture uses the word “race” in several different ways, and the concept of race has a complicated historical, sociological, and theological...

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Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

Evangelicalism Isn’t Our North Star. Jesus is.

Episode Overview:  In this episode, Isaac and Austin are joined by some pastor friends as we think about our place in broader Christianity. When most of our contemporaries are white Evangelicals, how can we learn from what is good while also recognizing that...

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Advice for White Churches Considering a Black Pastor, Part 2

Advice for White Churches Considering a Black Pastor

Episode Overview:  This is part one of a roundtable discussion we had with some of our favorite pastors. We talk through what primarily white churches should think about before they consider hiring a black pastor. Part one is mostly about things to avoid. Part two...

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Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

Jasmine Holmes on Life, History, and Motherhood

Episode Overview:  We are joined today by Jasmine Holmes. Jasmine puts up with our nonsense and blesses us with her wisdom on life, history, theology, interacting with those who disagree, and how she balances it all. This is an...

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Questions and Answers with Jarvis Williams

Hope I Don’t Go Numb

Episode Overview:  There’s so much hard news these days. Isaac and Austin sit down to talk about how we cope with the hard things in life, how and when to take a break from receiving news, and how to stay engaged without either...

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