Race Relations

Christian Organization Urges Fisher-Price to Update Upcoming Nativity Set to Depict the Holy Family as Middle Eastern

Christian Organization Urges Fisher-Price to Update Upcoming Nativity Set to Depict the Holy Family as Middle Eastern

A group of Christian social justice advocates is urging Fisher-Price to change its depiction of Nativity characters in an upcoming children's toy set.

Christian Ethicist Donald W. Shriver Jr., Who Called America to Repent of Racism, Dies

Christian Ethicist Donald W. Shriver Jr., Who Called America to Repent of Racism, Dies

Acclaimed Christian ethicist and Presbyterian minister Rev. Donald W. Shriver Jr. died on July 28. He was 93.

Tony Evans Suggests 'Biblical' Alternative to Critical Race Theory

Tony Evans Suggests 'Biblical' Alternative to Critical Race Theory

Pastor Tony Evans has suggested a "biblical" alternative to critical race theory, which he calls "Kingdom race theology."

US Olympic Hammer Thrower Gwen Berry Explains Why She Turned Her Back during National Anthem

US Olympic Hammer Thrower Gwen Berry Explains Why She Turned Her Back during National Anthem

Olympics-bound hammer thrower Gwen Berry explained in a recent interview why she turned her back during the national anthem during the Olympic trials over the weekend.

Derek Chauvin Is Sentenced to 22 1/2 Years in Prison for the Murder of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin Is Sentenced to 22 1/2 Years in Prison for the Murder of George Floyd

On Friday, a judge sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.

Transformation Church Pastor Michael Todd Gives $200,000 in 'Reparations' to Tulsa Massacre Survivors

Transformation Church Pastor Michael Todd Gives $200,000 in 'Reparations' to Tulsa Massacre Survivors

During a sermon on Sunday, Transformation Church Pastor Michael Todd gave $200,000 in reparations to each of the three living survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Gavel Named for Slaveholder Replaced with One Recalling Missionary at SBC Meeting

Gavel Named for Slaveholder Replaced with One Recalling Missionary at SBC Meeting

Outgoing Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear opened up the two-day Southern Baptist meeting using a different gavel than the one traditionally used. The traditional gavel was named for John A. Broadus, a founding faculty member of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Broadus was a slaveholder and a believer in white superiority. So, instead of using the Broadus Gavel, Greear used the Judson Gavel, named for the first SBC missionary.

Pastor Tony Evans Calls for Gospel Unity amid Racial Tensions in the Church

Pastor Tony Evans Calls for Gospel Unity amid Racial Tensions in the Church

During a conference this week, Pastor Dr. Tony Evans urged Christians to unite amid racial tensions within the body of Christ.

At Least Three Critical Race Theory Statements Proposed for Southern Baptist Meeting

At Least Three Critical Race Theory Statements Proposed for Southern Baptist Meeting

On Wednesday, two Southern Baptist pastors, Tom Ascol of Florida and Tom Buck of Texas, called on delegates to rescind Resolution 9.  Passed in 2019, Resolution 9 allows for Critical Race Theory to be used as an analytical tool but also stated that it should be subordinate to Scripture.