Xenophobia and Racial Justice

Xenophobia and Racial Justice

There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 3:28

 

Today, it seems that our country, and our world, is more divided than ever. There are messages all around convincing us to believe the divisive arguments of “us versus them”.  However when we look at Scripture we see that God is a god of unity, compassion, and inclusion.

We must ask ourselves, what our role is in ensuring that our communities are inclusive and equal. Are there racial divisions around me and what is my response?

ON-Scripture-The Bible Community Connection is a unique series, which enables the facilitation of these hard discussions in the context of faith as well as provides guidance on how to connect with and change communities.

Take this moment to transform yourself, transform your community and be the change you want to see in the world.

 

Week One: Does Racism Exist in America?

Commentary:  Ferguson & Forgiveness by Walter Brueggemann

Video: ON the Street: Race in America

 

Week Two: What is racism is and how it affects people.

Commentary:  Jesus, Justice-Fatigue, and Why Being Black is Exhausting by Billy Honor

Video: Racism is Genocide

 

Week Three: Case Study: Ferguson

Commentary: Ferguson 1 Year Later: Give Us Wisdom by Lisa Sharon Harper

Video: Ferguson Remembers: One Year Since the Death of Michael Brown

 

Week Four:  The Cycle of Personal Transformation and Community Action

Commentary: Radical Hospitality: Building Bridges and Respecting Differences by Jim Kast-Keat

Video: Life After Hate

 

Included in your Purchase & Donwload:

ON Scripture - The Bible™ Select Series: Xenophobia Engagement Guide for Group Facilitators.

 

For more information about ON Scripture-The Bible Select Series, click here. 

Included Content