About Us

THIS IS OUR STORY

AFTER MANY DISCUSSIONS WITH PEOPLE OF COLOR ON STAFF IN PREDOMINANTLY WHITE CHURCH ENVIRONMENTS, WE MADE A DISCOVERY.  THE MAJORITY OF THE RACIST EXPERIENCES THESE POC HAD ENCOUNTERED IN THEIR LIVES WEREN'T PERPETRATED BY RANDOM STRANGERS.  IT WAS AT CHURCH. IT WAS THEIR PASTORS AND MENTORS, OR EVEN FELLOW CONGREGANTS.  IT WAS THEIR BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST, AND MOST OF THE TIME, THESE INCIDENTS WENT WITHOUT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT LET ALONE REPENTANCE.

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The Mission

OUR MISSION IS TO INSPIRE AND PROMOTE IMPACTFUL SOLUTIONS TO THE ISSUE OF RACISM IN THE CHURCH THROUGH THE POWER OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT. WE AIM TO MAKE SURE THAT RACISM NO LONGER OCCURS IN CHURCH ENVIRONMENTS WITHOUT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OR REPENTANCE. WE KNOW GOD. WE KNOW HIS WORD. IF RACISM IS STILL BEING PERPETRATED BY PEOPLE WHO HEAR FROM HOLY SPIRIT, THE PROBLEM MAY BE THAT IT IS SO INGRAINED IN THE ENVIRONMENT THAT IT HAS BECOME UNDETECTABLE TO THOSE WHO NEED TO SEE IT THE MOST. 

The Vision

OUR DREAM IS THAT THIS INITIATIVE WILL RESOURCE PASTORS AND LEADERSHIP TEAMS TO SHEPHERD DIVERSE CONGREGATIONS IN A WAY THAT IS UNIFYING AND CULTURALLY COMPETENT. IN THE COMING YEAR, WE ARE RELEASING A BOOK, AND ORGANIZING OUR FIRST TICKETED EVENT CENTERED AROUND EMPOWERING LEADERS TO UNLEARN THEIR BIASES, AND ADDRESS INJUSTICE TO ULTIMATELY CULTIVATE TRUE  UNITY.

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