Race matters

Discrimination based on race, culture, class … is evident all through the Bible and all through human history. Racism is contrary to the gospel of love and justice. Please engage and employ these resources to be part of the solution to eradicate discrimination in our churches and in our communities. 

  • Undivided/reconciliation - video series

    https://www.namb.net/undivided/reconciliation/

    In this free, 5-week video series and discussion guide, pastors J.D. Greear and Dhati Lewis unpack what it looks like to move your church toward genuine gospel community across racial lines.




  • Undivided/more than a hashtag - video series

    https://www.namb.net/undivided/hashtag/

    This series invites church leaders and their congregations into the living room for candid, gracious, biblical conversations about race. Join nine Christian leaders as they share what’s on their hearts and engage lovingly with one another.



  • "RESOLVED, That we lament and repudiate historic acts of evil such as slavery from which we continue to reap a bitter harvest, and we recognize that the racism which yet plagues our culture today is inextricably tied to the past; and


    Be it further RESOLVED, That we apologize to all African-Americans for condoning and/or perpetuating individual and systemic racism in our lifetime; and we genuinely repent of racism of which we have been guilty, whether consciously (Psalm 19:13) or unconsciously (Leviticus 4:27) ... "


  • REBA leaders have RightNow media access

    https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Library

    REBA Pastors and leaders have access to RightNow Media's archive of excellent video resources, including ;


    Jemar Tisby: The Color of Compromise

    MLK 50: Gospel Reflections

    Bryan Loritts: Race and the Gospel

    Thabiti Anyabwile: Race and Reconciliation

    and more …