Friday Feature: Why are so many white Christians suddenly standing up for racial justice?

Opinion by Alan Sherouse from The Christian Century Senior Pastor, First Baptist-Greensboro The weeks since the killing of George Floyd have seen some of the most sustained protests in US history, with swelling outrage at racial injustice and a growing acknowledgment of the reality of systemic racism in policing and throughout society. We in the church…

How Long O Lord?

“How long, O Lord?” This opening sentence from the thirteenth Psalm entered my mind when I saw the video of a white police officer’s knee thrust into the back of the neck of an unarmed black man he had pinned on the pavement. Of course, this was only the newest example in recent weeks of…