2018 Pulpit Swap
Participate in a Pulpit Swap with a pastor of another ethnicity. Dozens of Dallas churches do this on Palm Sunday. Leadership Network wrote about last year’s efforts in Dallas.
If you are looking for a pastor and church with which you and your church may partner and “swap”, please contact Brian English at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To let others know of a swap you already have set up visit: www.dallasclergy.com/pulpitswap.
Transform Dallas 2018
Participate in a join service project with churches of various ethnicities on April 21. Visit the Transform Dallas webpage for more information on the 250 worksites with over 4,000 volunteer opportunities to serve.
Multiethnic Dallas Clergy Mobilization Meetings
Get on the email list. Occasionally a group of Dallas clergy led by Pastor Bryan Carter (Concord Missionary Baptist Church) and Jeff Warren (Park Cities Baptist Church) sends an e-newsletter about upcoming meetings and resources. Email Brian English and ask to be included.
Questions? Scott Coleman | 214.319.1164
ARTICLE: The Church is the Only Place Equipped to Do Racial Reconciliation Well, in Christianity Today. “I see glimmers of hope,” Morrison says of the white evangelical climate today. “Even if they don’t get it completely. People are at least trying to lean into the conversation and acknowledge that there is an issue.”
VIDEO SERIES: Racial Justice, from Verge Network. Frank discussions, most 5-15 minutes long, with young leaders about race and the church today.
PODCAST: John M. Perkins on Legacy, from Fuller Seminary’s “Conversing” podcast. “A steadfast leader in the integration of Christian faith and civil rights, Perkins draws on his memories to reflect on the deeper problems behind racism, justice, the redemptive quality of pain and his desire for the church to recover a gospel with “fresh relevance for our days.”
ARTICLE: Racial Divides in Spiritual Practices, by The Barna Group. “Barna examined the divergent ways in which black and white Christians approach discipleship, individually and collectively, revealing insights that may contribute to the realization of King’s dream of an unsegregated hour of worship.”