Among other things, this pandemic has exposed the need for racial justice. Not only have Black people and other minorities disproportionately suffered and died from COVID-19, but now everyone has seen their brutal, unjust killings. 

God deeply feels the suffering and pain of individual and systemic racism, as we see in verses like Psalm 22:24: “For [God] has not ignored or belittled the suffering of the needy. He has not turned his back on them, but has listened to their cries for help.” If you’re hurting, God loves you, is present with you and cares deeply about your pain. 

If you’re seeking to grow in your understanding about racial justice, God calls us to weep with those who weep (Rom 12:15), to love our neighbor as ourselves (Mark 12:31) and to act: “What does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” (Micah 6:8)

So how can we grow in living out God’s heart for racial justice? 

By Sarah LaLond

It would take time and vulnerability, but God would use InterVarsity to transform my narrative of guilt and loneliness into a story of radical grace and true connection.

By Joy Zhou

“What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off?" - Matthew 18:12

Two summers ago, I was a lost sheep.

By Stephan Teng

You may feel like you’ve been given two choices: become a person who only creates “Christian art” or someone who yields to the world’s pressures to create “secular” art as a Christian. What’s a Christian to do?

By Alexis Barnhart

After a decade of chronic illness, I’ve learned how my body and heart speak the same language. The pain in my head tells of the twist in my heart. I’m still sleepless—mind, body, and soul. I wonder if your new realities feel sleepless, too?

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