Prayers for Ferguson Today and Beyond …

In light of the Ferguson, MO events — the shooting death of Michael Brown, an eighteen year old African American,  by Darren Wilson, a white police officer on August 9 of this year — many are wondering how to understand the event and the verdict, and are seeking to discern the “good path” forward. Christianity Today (CTI) has published a series of articles written by a variety of Evangelical leaders providing different perspectives on these events.

A Decision in Ferguson: How Should Evangelicals Respond

You can read the whole series here:
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Prayers for Ferguson

It’s Time to Listen: “Feeling the Pain Despite the Facts,” a guest post by Bryan Loritts   –Bryan Loritts explains the importance of feeling the pain of African-American brothers and sisters.

Part 2: It’s Time to Listen: “Will White Evangelicals Ever Acknowledge Systemic Injustice? (Part 1),” a guest post by Leonce Crump   –Pastor Leonce Crump, in part one of a two part mini-series, addresses systemic injustice.

Part 3: It’s Time to Listen: “Will White Evangelicals Ever Acknowledge Systemic Injustice? (Part 2),” a guest post by Leonce Crump   –Pastor Leonce Crump, in part one of a two part mini-series, addresses systemic injustice.

Part 4: It’s Time to Listen: “How We Can Learn From One Another,” a guest post by Philip Fletcher     –Pastor Philip Fletcher shares how people of different ethnicities can work together

Part 5: It’s Time to Listen: “The Lie,” a guest post by Lisa Sharon Harper –Lisa Sharon Harper shares some reflections upon returning home from Ferguson, Missouri about the lie we still believe.

Part 6: It’s Time to Listen: “The Importance of Perspective,” a guest post by Stacy Hilliard — Former police officer Stacy Hilliard shares about the importance of perspective in situations like that in Ferguson, MO.

Part 7: It’s Time to Listen: “Kingdom Cooperation,” a guest post by Brett Fuller –Pastor Brett Fuller stops by the blog to share how his multi-ethnic church works together for the Kingdom.

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