Ethnicity, Reconciliation, & Justice

By Daniel Begay

Even though I am Navajo, I didn’t grow up in a household that practiced the traditional ways. I was raised believing in God and going to church every Sunday, but I never took any of it to heart.

By Amy Hauptman with Soong-Chan Rah

Reverend Dr. Soong-Chan Rah worked for a number of years as an InterVarsity staff member before joining a church-planting team in Washington, D.C.

By Beth Eckloff-Paz

For a long time I thought that the point of Lent was fasting. But once I actually began to practice fasting during Lent, I came to understand a wonderful paradox.

By Steven Tamayo

My first encounter with racial reconciliation occurred at Duke University. Black students coordinated a sit-in at the administrative building to encourage dialogue around racial issues on campus.

By Wes Foster

“Papa, can you tell me that story again about the big ships?” Maya is four years old, and she loves to hear stories. They can be about the gospel. They can be historical. They can be made up. They can be completely outrageous.

By Katye Crawford

Recently I’ve had a hard time praying with words. It’s been one of those seasons when words just aren’t enough—they seem trite and uninspired, and they just don’t get at the heart of what I’m trying to say to the Lord.

By Christopher K. Lee

People often ask me what my ethnicity is. Usually they assume I am Chinese—or Korean, if they have never met a Korean person before.

By Josh Harper

It wasn’t so much that I was opposed to longstanding traditions in the church when I was younger. It’s just that they were never talked about. Ever. I hardly knew they existed.

By Alison Smith

This week, news broke about a fraternity at Duke University who hosted a racist theme party. When I read the article from Duke and the subsequent blogs and comments, many emotions ran through me...

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