“And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
We have put together a range of resources to help us understand better issues of racism, justice and faith. We hope you find this list helpful for further reading, watching and listening – we will continue to add to this learning library in due course.
We Need to Talk About Race – Ben Lindsay
Understanding the black experience in white-majority churches
Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson
A Christian and a civil-rights lawyer and the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, a human-rights organization that challenges convictions, advocates for criminal-justice reform and racial justice
Be the bridge
A Christian discussion guide for racial reconciliation
Become The Bridge – Steven Furtick & John Gray
Two prominent church leaders in the US discussing why the church has been silent on racism and explain that honest conversation is crucial … even if it’s imperfect.
Racism Conversation Pt 1&2 – Hackney Church.
An anglican church in London discussing issues of racism in the UK and our response as Christians
‘A response to the tragic death of George Floyd’ – Pastor Agu.
A helpful response from a significant leader in the UK church.
Everyone a Child Should Know
An incredible book showing all different people whose faith drove them to do amazing things.
How to talk to your children about race and racism
How can we talk to our children and teens about injustice? – Parenting for faith
What is Justice? For kids!