We Exist Because Racism Exists: Why We Do What We Do

by | Mar 4, 2020

Episode Overview: 

Austin has a curious interaction while hosting a booth at a recent conference. This makes Isaac and Austin reflect on why exactly it is that we do what we do here at United? We Pray. Surely it’s not for cool points for being part of the “social justice fad”? Why do we care so much about this conversation as it pertains to God’s Church?

Listen in as they discuss:

  • How do we help our friends enter the hard conversation of race?
  • How can we encourage confession instead of shame when it comes to their racial realizations?
  • How can we promote humility in our racial conversations without tolerating apathy or antagonism?

Links & Show Notes:

Check out Isaac Adams, H. B. Charles Jr, and Mark Vroegop’s breakout session at T4G 2020: “Taking Racial Struggles to the Throne of Grace: A Time of Corporate Prayer for Racial Strife Between Christians”

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  • 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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