Holding up your corner : talking about race in your community / F. Willis Johnson.

By: Johnson, F. Willis [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: xxx, 113 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1501837591; 9781501837593Subject(s): African American clergy | African Americans -- Religion | Race awareness -- Religious aspects | United States -- Race relationsDDC classification: 200.8996 LOC classification: E184.A1 | J64 2017
Contents:
Real talk -- Empathic models of transformation -- Acknowledge -- Affirm -- Act -- Suggested next steps.
Summary: "Holding up your corner: Talking about race in your community equips pastors to respond with confidence when crises occur, lower their own inhibitions about addressing the topic of race, and reclaim their authority as prophetic witnesses and leaders in order to transform their communities. F. Willis Johnson provides practical and foundational guidance, empowering readers to live into their own calling: to acknowledge what is not right in their own communities, to understand and affirm the genuine points of pain in their specific settings, to take faithful action addressing injustice, and to lead others to do the same."--Page [4] of cover.
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Real talk -- Empathic models of transformation -- Acknowledge -- Affirm -- Act -- Suggested next steps.

"Holding up your corner: Talking about race in your community equips pastors to respond with confidence when crises occur, lower their own inhibitions about addressing the topic of race, and reclaim their authority as prophetic witnesses and leaders in order to transform their communities. F. Willis Johnson provides practical and foundational guidance, empowering readers to live into their own calling: to acknowledge what is not right in their own communities, to understand and affirm the genuine points of pain in their specific settings, to take faithful action addressing injustice, and to lead others to do the same."--Page [4] of cover.

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