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Lifting up the next generation of prophetic voices articulating the biblical call to social justice.

Recent Posts from the Emerging Voices Blog

Engaging Ferguson's Youth with Humility and Repentance

Since the tragic death of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, the authentic leadership of the moment has emerged from young people of color. The question is, will we adopt a spirit of arrogance by crowding out their voices? Or will we embrace humility and repentance, and make room to hear their cries and make room for their direction.

11 Miles Backward?

Today the grand jury in Ohio announced there will be no indictment of the officers. The Wal-Mart surveillance video is now public, and it reveals how quickly Crawford’s life was taken. ... So another black life is lost under absurd circumstances, and the system communicates yet again that black lives don’t matter.

The Image of God vs. The School-to-Prison Pipeline

Implicit bias does not ask why. It only takes surface observation and draws lines of quick logic: These circumstances are reserved for criminals. Therefore, these people are criminals.