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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.

Diverse Churches

Diverse Churches

Episode Overview:  Austin and Isaac discuss diversity in local churches. What does it mean for a church to be multi-ethnic? How should churches think about diversity? Does diversity mean adding minority members to white churches,...

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On How and When to Disagree

Episode Overview:  This episode is part housekeeping while trying to also practice what we preach. Isaac and Austin talk about some slight changes coming to the podcast, our heart behind those changes, and a hard conversation we had recently that demonstrates why this...

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Thomas Kidd on Thomas Jefferson

Episode Overview:  Dr. Thomas Kidd stopped by to talk with Austin about his new book Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh. How we process complex historical figures is something we’ve discussed at some length here at...

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George Yancey on Racial Progress and Moral Persuasion

Episode Overview:  Dr. George Yancey stopped by to talk with Austin about his new book Beyond Racial Division. He talks about his mutual accountability framework and the importance of moral persuasion. This hopeful conversation lays out ways forward in what seems at...

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Christians and Social Media

Episode Overview:  This episode was prompted by several of our favorite people leaving social media. Our friends Ray Ortlund and Jackie Hill Perry announced (independently from each other) that they would be leaving social media due to unkind, discouraging behavior...

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Should Christians Get Political?

Episode Overview:  Should Christians get political? Should our politics stop at the church’s front door? Why are Christians who talk about race accused of bringing politics into Christianity? Isaac and Austin talk discuss these...

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Programming Note

Episode Overview:  Just a note to let you know there is not a new episode this week, but check the feed this time next week for new content. Grace and Peace   Links & Show Notes: Produced by Josh Deng with editing by...

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How to Benefit from Good Books

Episode Overview:  There are some really good books about race written from a Christian perspective. Austin and Isaac highlight some of our favorite resources and explain how best to use them when reading by yourself or with others. Take up and read! We hope you pray...

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Praising God for Progress with Bobby Scott

Episode Overview:  We’re sorry for the audio quality on this one. We recorded this on the road and one of our mics malfunctioned. We decided to post the interview despite the sub-par audio because Bobby is just so good. “Bible Bobby” as he is known, has been a...

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