“Churches remain racially segregated and are largely ineffective in addressing complex racial challenges. In The Color of Compromise, Jemar Tisby takes us back to the root of this injustice in the American church, highlighting the cultural and institutional tables we have to flip in order to bring about progress between black and white people.”
“This book provides an in-depth diagnosis for a racially divided American church and suggests ways to foster a more equitable and inclusive environment among God’s people.” Read more here.
Jemar Tisby’s book & video series on the history of racism in and around the American church has become a bestseller. He is speaking to the moment we are in right now.
Who: Christians who are concerned about racism and ready to learn.
What: The Color of Compromise Video Study
When: Wednesdays, Sept. 15 – Nov. 10, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Where: Bethel Lutheran Church, 5110 Grand Ave., Gurnee
Why: The church needs to be honest about her complicity with racism and actively work against it.
How: At each session we will watch a video (usually 20-25 minutes) together then discuss in small groups. There is no required reading.
Please register by completing this simple Google form. Please register by Friday, Sept. 11