TAG: RACE


Journalist Sophia Lee: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and Me

Reflections from a Korean-American on the film phenomenon. Over the past few months, many Asian-Americans have been quivering with anticipation for a movie they say they’ve been awaiting for too long: When was the last time we Asian-Americans had a major Hollywood production with an all-Asian cast? One that doesn’t involve karate chops, nerdy inch-thick glasses, and white-faced, oversexualized geishas? Trailers for Crazy Rich Asians ran on my social media...

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Godspeed: The Race Across America Trailer (WATCH VIDEO)

In what promises to be a fascinating look at overcoming extreme conditions and circumstances while competing in “the most difficult endurance race in the world,” Godspeed – The Race Across America Documentary is coming to theaters across America for one night only, May 22. WATCH TRAILER BELOW Hollywood film and television producer Brian Bird, whose writing and producing credits include The Case for Christ and Captive, is promoting the movie as...

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Gathering – How Have We Advanced the Dream?

Dr. Martin Luther King Gathering How Have We Advanced the Dream? Let’s gather to start a conversation by asking the question: Have churches moved the needle forward since Dr. King stated that the church on Sunday morning at 11 am is “one of the most, if not the most segregated hours in Christian America?” We want to deal at the intersection of RACE, THE GOSPEL, and the CHURCH. Our panel guests invited to talk...

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Dignity Answer To Racially Charged Times; Civil Rights Leader at Saddleback

LOS ANGELES — Pastor Rick Warren countered the nation’s racially charged times that led to troubling events in 2017 by opening up the first church services of the new year at Saddleback with author and civil rights activist John Perkins center stage talking about dignity. “Mankind was created to bare the image of God. Dignity reflects the soul; that dignity that God gave you. You don’t give dignity, you affirm...

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Tim Keller: Race, the Gospel, and the Moment

How should Christians, and especially those with an Anglo-white background, respond to last weekend’s alt-right gathering in Charlottesville and its tragic aftermath? By Tim Keller Three brief things need to be said. First, Christians should look at the energized and emboldened white nationalism movement, and at its fascist slogans, and condemn it—full stop. No, “But on the other hand.” The main way most people are responding across the political spectrum is by...

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‘There Is No Neutral Ground Here,’ Erwin McManus Says to The Church [Interview]

On Saturday (Aug. 12, 2017), in the middle of the chaos in Charlottesville, Virginia, that began the night before, Erwin Raphael McManus, author and pastor at Mosaic in Los Angeles tweeted, “We cannot unite with hate. We must stand against it. You cannot reason with racism. You must condemn it. The church must lead the way. NOW!” His post came after a relatively long thread of tweets that condemned the...

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Disrupting the Division: Christians Must Tack To the Wind

Americans today are divided along the lines of race, class, and culture as well as religion and politics. But Christians, too, are often at odds with one another over these very same things. This is the time, then, for Christ-centered peacemakers to step up and stand out so that Christians will no longer be seen as disturbing the peace but disrupting, in a positive sense, by diffusing division at...

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