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The New Reformation: Finding Hope in the Fight for Ethnic Unity - Summary & Analysis


In this book, Shai aims to show us shows how the gospel applies to the pursuit of ethnic unity. When it comes to ethnicity, Shai suggests that Christians today have to fight against two tendencies: idolatry and apathy. Idolatry makes ethnicity ultimate, while apathy tends to ignore it altogether. But there is a third way, the way of the Bible. Shai wants to help us chart a...

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Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth: Summary & Analysis


In this book, Williams draws from a diverse range of theologians, sociologists, artists, and activists to make the case that we must be discerning if we are to “truly execute justice” as Scripture commands since not everything called “social justice” today is compatible with a biblical vision of a better world. In this review, I will briefly outline his main points...

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From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race - Summary and Analysis


This month’s book in the Gospel & Race project is, From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race, which is written by Daniel Hays and edited by D. A. Carson in the New Studies in Biblical Theology series. This book traces the theme of race/ethnicity that runs throughout Scripture from Genesis to Revelation, constantly pointing to the global and multiethnic di...

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Discrimination and Disparities : Summary and Analysis


A summary and analysis of the book Discrimination and Disparities by Thomas Sowell...

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How to be Antiracist : Summary and Analysis


A summary and analysis of the book How to be Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi...

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The Color of Compromise: Summary and Analysis

Color of Compromise

A summary and analysis of the book Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby. This is a book focused on the historical role of the American church in compromising its gospel witness by failing to speak out against racism and even promoting racism in many cases. Before we can consider the victories of racial equality that Christians have promoted, we must take time to recognize wh...

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Gospel & Race Project: Summer Reading Plan

Gospel and Race Projection Summer Reading

Summer reading plan for the Gospel and Race project focused on history and secular perspectives....

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Respect the Image | Think the Best & Examine Your Heart


How do our negative assumptions about other people's motives create havoc in our relationships? What is root cause of all our frustrated desires? This week we continue with the final two principles in the book Respect the Image – Think the Best, and Examine Your Heart....

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Respect the Image | Mean What You Say, Understand What You Hear, & Nourish with Grace


What are two words you should never say in an argument? Is there a contradiction in the slogans "Black Lives Matter," and "All Lives Matter?" What is one quality our words should always dispense? This week we consider the next three principles in the book – Mean what you Say, Understand What You Hear, and Nourish with Grace. ...

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Bloodlines - John Piper | Concluding Thoughts


Some concluding thoughts and application for our church from the book Bloodlines by John Piper...

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Bloodlines - John Piper | Ethnic Diversity: Magnifying God’s Grace in the Gospel


Why is ethnic diversity something that we should aim to pursue in our church? Is this simply diversity for diversity’s sake or maybe something that our culture tells us we ought to do? We ought to be able to see the beauty of ethnic diversity through the lens of the gospel instead of something that the church is trying to do to keep in step with the culture....

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Bloodlines - John Piper | Gospel Connections: The Roots of Racism and the Power of the Gospel


We need to be able to think though issues of racism primarily from a gospel lens before we can see it from an economic and political lens. Let's consider how the gospel exposes the roots of racism and replaces it with abounding hope....

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Bloodlines - John Piper | 3 Reasons to Learn About the Gospel and Race


A few reasons that ought to motivate us to learn about the implications of the gospel on race and ethnic issues....

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Bloodlines - John Piper | Race vs. Ethnicity: Definitions Matter


A discussion on definitions of race and ethnicity in the book Bloodlines by John Piper...

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The Gospel & Race Project: Learn, Pray, Engage


An introduction to the impetus behind the Gospel and Race Project at Sovereign Grace Church Dayton...

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