The Heart of Racial Justice
Racial and ethnic hostility is one of the most pervasive problems the church faces. It hinders our effectiveness as one body of believers. It damages our witness. Why won't this problem just go away?
Because it is a spiritual battle.
What should our response be in a world torn apart by prejudice, hatred, and fear?
We must employ spiritual weapons—prayer, repentance, forgiveness.
In this book Brenda Salter McNeil and Rick Richardson reveal a model of racial reconciliation, social justice, and spiritual healing that creates both individual and community transformation. Read this book if you want to learn how to
This classic is now part of the IVP Signature Collection, which features special editions of iconic books in celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of InterVarsity Press. It includes a list of definitions and a discussion and activity guide for groups. A new companion Bible study is also available.
Foreword by John M. Perkins
Preface to the Signature Edition
1. Is There Still a Race Problem?
2. Mission Impossible?
3. A Better Way
4. A New Model
5. How Worship Builds Bridges
6. Embracing Our True Selves
7. Receiving and Extending Forgiveness
8. Denouncing the Powers and Principalities
9. Ongoing Partnerships
10. The Trumpet Call
Appendix 1: Definitions
Appendix 2: The Principalities and Powers
Appendix 3: Exploring the Heart of Racial Justice: A Strategic Tool for Leaders