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Racial Justice Blogs


Welcome to the Baptists Together Racial Justice Blog, a new space to hear from and reflect on a range of Christian voices on issues of racial justice. The idea for this series of reflections was conceived by our Racial Justice Hub in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the worldwide protests that followed. 

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Visions of Colour is a new racial justice training programme for Baptist ministers, set to be released in Easter 2022. Course developer Eleasah Louis explains more
A reflection, by Wale Hudson-Roberts
How are we going to overcome the paralysis of our white guilt and act? By Clara Rushbrook, co-principal of Northern Baptist College
Regional minister David Ellis explains how the Association's justice hub was created in the wake of the murder of George Floyd - and its journey so far
Real and creative transformation only comes when people from differing cultural backgrounds are empowered to sit at the top table. So where do we start? Let’s ask three questions, writes Malcolm Patten
There is an untapped seam of wonderful worship resources very easily and freely available to all if we widen our cultural horizons, writes Margaret Gibbs
Practically speaking, I think of my church as being an anti-racist one. This is who we are. We are not fully there yet, but we are working on it. Here are some of the ways we are doing this, writes Gerard Goshawk
There is an enormous duty on every member of the church to fight against racism, writes Ruth Tiso
How the Revd Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s thinking on racial justice continues to challenge the church today. By Richard Reddie
Diane Watts introduces the 2021 Racial Justice blogs
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The cries of anguish we've heard in 2020 have to lead to lasting change, writes Diane Watts
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A reflection, by Abbie Ametewee
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'Our church's diversity charges us with a great responsibility. It means that we have a special and significant role in the struggle to bridge racial divides and work for justice,' writes Jon Kuhrt
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A reflection - and a challenge - from BMS World Mission General Director Kang-San Tan
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Exploring why racial justice issues are not an important part of white evangelical mission theology - and offering ideas for change. By Israel Olofinjana
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Can Christians across the country be the leaders on good practice, equity, diversity and inclusion, advice and activism? By Rosemarie Davidson-Gotobed
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A reflection on white privilege, and the need for affirmative action, by Rob Ellis
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The three main reasons, from a biblical perspective, why racism is sinful. By Joshua Searle
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The origin of race is not divine — but human. Yet we live these racialised identities, not the baptismal one offered through Christ, writes Starlette Thomas
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Why I believe that this seemingly noble statement is in fact wrong, misleading, and misses the point. By Joshua Searle
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A reflection on our responsibility as white Christians in a world where George Floyd was murdered. By Tim Judson
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Reflections on my school experience, Black Lives Matter and the future. By Tabatha Crook
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Hayley Young and Rich Blake-Lobb introduce the Anti-Racism Reflective Action group, formed to help Baptists set aside time to reflect with God and others about racial bias and how that is reflected in our ministry and mission
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We need to be intentional about understanding the reality, the history and facts about racial injustice if we are to address it
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Justice Enabler Wale Hudson-Roberts introduces the Baptists Together Racial Justice Blog
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A reflection exploring how we respond when our spaces are disrupted and subverted by people with a different set of values and world views. By Simon Jay
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Exploring racial justice issues from a variety of Christian viewpoints
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