Christians need to talk about race. Historically, we haven't done a great job of having those hard conversations. In light of the George Floyd tragedy and the ensuing wave of protests that have swept our country, Time of Grace – a media ministry based in Milwaukee – produced a series of videos doing just that through our young adults video series, Mile Markers. With a goal of listening and learning, Mile Markers host Mike Westendorf sat down in two different sessions with a diverse group of voices, starting the conversation, asking the hard questions and learning to listen.
In this 25-minute conversation with Time of Grace's the Rev. Dr. Bruce Becker, Creative Media Director Nhia Yang and Mike Westendorf, they discuss how the Race series was conceived, produced and the reception from Christians on this tough topic.
One hard issue we need to address right off the bat: Time of Grace supports the fact that Black lives indeed matter but does not support the BLM organization many of whose tenets are against Christianity.
[Conference host's note: be aware that each of these parts runs just under an hour. Please set aside the time to watch them, maybe one or two a day. It is worth it!]
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