Highlighting Diversity with Carl Laferton

by | Jan 24, 2024


Austin is joined today by Carl Laferton, Executive Vice President of The Good Book Company (TGBC). We talk about the children’s books published by TGBC, and how the illustrations both reflect historical accuracy and highlight diversity. We also talk about TGBC’s lay-level commentary series, and how diverse authors contributed to the project. Carl shares how he has learned the importance of representation and of learning from Christians from various cultures and ethnicities, and how that informs the way TGBC highlights diversity within their projects.

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    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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