Race Relations

Minnesota Churches Caught in Standoffs Between Protesters and Police

Minnesota Churches Caught in Standoffs Between Protesters and Police

Churches across Minnesota are working to find the best ways to minister to others amid rising racial tensions.

'We Need God's Help': Franklin Graham Calls for Prayers ahead of Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

'We Need God's Help': Franklin Graham Calls for Prayers ahead of Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

Evangelist Franklin Graham is calling for prayer as the murder trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin comes to a close.

How Will the Derek Chauvin Trial End? Why We Must Pray Before We Post

How Will the Derek Chauvin Trial End? Why We Must Pray Before We Post

In the next several days, a jury will determine if former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is guilty of murder. What they decide will reverberate across the nation and around the world in a way that may shape much of the discourse on issues of race, police conduct, and justice for quite some time. In light of those potential repercussions, today I’d like for us to focus on how we can best pray for those on the jury, the crowds gathered in anticipation of their verdict, and for our fellow believers to respond in accordance with God’s sense of justice rather than our own.

Christian Leaders, Pastors Speak Out following the Shooting Death of Daunte Wright

Christian Leaders, Pastors Speak Out following the Shooting Death of Daunte Wright

Faith leaders are speaking out following the officer-involved shooting death of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man. 

Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib Calls for 'No More Policing' following the Shooting Death of Daunte Wright

Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib Calls for 'No More Policing' following the Shooting Death of Daunte Wright

After the police-involved shooting death of a 20-year-old Black man in Minnesota over the weekend, Democratic Representative Rashida Tlaib has called for the end of policing.

Protestors Take to the Minnesota Streets after a Young Black Man Is Killed by Police during a Traffic Stop

Protestors Take to the Minnesota Streets after a Young Black Man Is Killed by Police during a Traffic Stop

Protestors have taken to the Minnesota streets after a young Black man was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop.

Target Sells Best-Selling Devotional That Includes a Prayer Asking God to 'Help Me to Hate White People'

Target Sells Best-Selling Devotional That Includes a Prayer Asking God to 'Help Me to Hate White People'

A best-selling book that includes a prayer asking for God to “help me to hate White people” sparked controversy this week after a Virginia pastor posted excerpts from the book on social media and urged Christians to be cautious about such theology.

Charleston Church Shooter to Appear before Appellate Court

Charleston Church Shooter to Appear before Appellate Court

The Appellate Court date is set for the trial of Dylann Roof, the man responsible for the racist slaying of nine congregants at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Thousands of Christians Attend Rallies for Asian Americans amid Surge of Hate Crimes

Thousands of Christians Attend Rallies for Asian Americans amid Surge of Hate Crimes

Thousands of Christians reportedly gathered together over the weekend to stand in solidarity with the Asian American community amid rising anti-Asian hate crimes.

Black Southern Baptists Seek More Action on Racism from Seminary Presidents

Black Southern Baptists Seek More Action on Racism from Seminary Presidents

The African American caucus within the Southern Baptist Convention is urging seminary presidents within the denomination to do more in addressing the rising tensions about racism and critical race theory.