Practical Ways to Pursue Racial Reconciliation

In order to build bridges, there must be a driving sense of sensitivity, awareness and compassion toward people who are different from yourself. We need a multi-ethnic tribe of friendships who will press against our personal preferences and cultural norms. 

Topics: Race

A Note About Guest Contributors

From time to time, we invite friends and experts who are not elders, ministers or members of The Village to contribute to TVC Resources. Though we might not agree with them on every theological issue or ministry practice, we obviously love these men and women and value their unique gifts and insights.

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A Colorblind Church in a Diverse Kingdom

Aurlyn Wygle

The colorblind mentality heard so often is hurtful to many of our brothers and sisters. We all bear the image of God, and Jesus’ kingdom is not one of uniformity, but beautiful, unified diversity.

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Why Racism Is an Imago Dei Issue

Matt Chandler

By having a robust understanding and practice of the imago dei, the Church can become something the world looks to as a solution to racism and the brokenness that exists among ethnicities.

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#55 - The Sin of Racism

In light of Charlottesville and the racial divide in our country, we look at how the sin of racism is both personal and systemic. We also discuss the need to move from belief to action.