HOPE in Washington D.C. (w/ Thabiti Anyabwile)

by | Sep 25, 2019

“Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.”
Psalm 32:1

Episode Overview:

Despite division over their alma maters, Thabiti Anyabwile and Isaac Adams come together to talk about hope and its importance for the work of racial reconciliation. The brothers considered these questions:

  • What do you do when the race conversation feels as if it’s moving backward rather than forward?
  • What do you do when you’re in a season of unbelief about racial reconciliation in your church?
  • Why did you issue that apology? Why is pride deadly to unity?
  • How are you trying to not just talk racism down but to live it down? How are you encouraging your church to do this work?
  • How has there been progress in terms of racial reconciliation?
  • What encouragements for the coming generations do you have as they think about race?

 

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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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