Racial Reconciliation

Racial Reconciliation Ministry

Portico Church seeks humbly to be a catalyst and agent of racial reconciliation in Charlottesville. To read more about our heart for racial reconciliation and what our Acts 29 network believes we are called to work towards, please read the following statment: A Call To Justice, Restoration, and Renewal

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Recommended Resources on Race & Justice

Here is list of recommended reading + resources:

Biblical Theology of Race and Ethnicity/ Scholarly reads
From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race by J. Daniel Hayes
Oneness Embraced by Dr. Tony Evans
The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram Kendi
How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind by Thomas Oden

More Applicable and Practical reads
Woke Church by Dr. Eric Mason
Be The Bridge by Latasha Morrison
Divided by Faith by Michael Emerson + Christian Smith
Insider Outsider by Bryan Loritts
One Blood by John Perkins

More Experience Sharing reads
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
Letter from Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Podcasts and Articles
"Be The Bridge" Podcast by Latasha Morrison