Last year, I (Dan Crain) put together a list of resources for a Christian man who’s white to help understand race. These are all resources that have been helpful to me on my journey. Please feel free to provide feedback and any other resources that you’ve found helpful as we follow Jesus into His New Humanity!
Matt Chandler’s talk on racism.
Lecrae on leaving White Evangelicalism.
John Piper responds to Lecrae’s leaving White Evangelicalism.
Anything the pioneer of the Biblical Justice movement, John Perkins writes or speaks on is beautiful. His latest work is One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Race and Love and a recent interview is here on One Blood. The trailer for his book and story of his life is One Blood by John Perkins.
A group of all men journeyed through Latasha’s curriculum in 2018, culminating in a trip to Montgomery, AL to visit the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. The blog, This Is In My DNA, came out of our time together,
Pastor Pete Scazzero of New Life Fellowship in Queens, NY has many years of bridging racial and cultural barriers. He developed a podcast on Breaking Racial and Cultural Barriers in the Church.
The work of Josh Clemons and the One Race Movement here in Atlanta calling the body of Christ to “Know the Story, own the story, and to change the story.”
Pastor Sebastian Holley gets to the motives of our heart for true racial reconciliation to occur in his books, Motive Matters and Faith Identity.
Dignity Serves addresses how to work through racial, cultural, and socio-economic differences through dignified interdependent relationships.
Gabriel Greaves work on Facebook as an Evangelist and Historian is important to know how the past is playing out in the present.
Pastor Brian Lorritts on Being a Stranger in White Evangelicalism and his book, Insider, Outsider.
Dr. Andy Odle of REMERGE wrote a book on the importance of Joining Lives across race, culture and economic barriers.
The book, The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American’s Church Complicity in Racism.
Divided by Faith by Emerson and Smith is a seminal book in this discussion.
Christina Cleveland’s Disunity in Christ.
Pastor Daryl Ford at Ikon Community Church in Decatur talks about White Supremacy and the Gospel:
A theological perspective on how white Evangelical Theology has been inadequate to address race; Atonement in Scripture: Why Trump and Cruz Are the Direct, Logical Result of American Evangelical Theology
A presentation from a PHD student at Georgia State on the Whitewashing of US History: (emphasis on the Dunning School started in the north)
My presentation on my journey into racial reconciliation and how Christ has changed me through those that are different from me in a Boy from Bumpville.
A sociological understanding of where the idea of “whiteness” came from.
A seventeen minute long video documenting how segregated housing was created in America based on race called, Segregated by Design.
But, most importantly this is about reconciled relationships in Christ. He has tore down the divided wall of hostility between us and because of this work, we can now walk into reconciled relationships with those that have been oppressed by white supremacy.