resources on Race

This matters.

Thanks for visiting this page. Whether you're a part of one of our churches, or you are just looking in, it's great you want to think about race and reconciliation in the church.

This page is a place to find a few resources to go deeper in your understanding.

Conversations about race

books

There are many great books that look at this subject, these are a few we would particularly recommend.

We Need to Talk About Race

By Ben Lindsay

Be the Bridge

By Latasha Morrison

Crossing The Divide

By Owen Hylton
Out of stock online but we have new £5 copies at Central House, use the form below to buy a copy 

Request a copy of 'Crossing The Divide'

Tafara and the Patchwork Blanket
- Fadzisai Gukuta

This story is a brilliant resource for helping children talk and understand more about the racial diversity in the world.

messages

From our churches...

The Reconciled Church // Owen Hylton
Churchcentral South, Time4Change Sunday, October 2021
Does Christianity Have A Problem With Race? // Misha Martin
Churchcentral South, December 2019
Unity In Diversity // Rich Pitt
Churchcentral West, Time4Change Sunday, October 2021

Other helpful messages...

Race, Justice & The Gospel // Tope Koleoso
Kings Church London
Racial Reconciliation // Andrew Wilson
Kings Church London

PAthway to peace

Free resources from Beacon Church Brixton

These resources are designed to help individuals, small groups, leadership teams and churches move forward in racial reconciliation. For the full collection of resources, tap below to visit Beacon Church's page, but a few examples are below.

podcasts

Life & Leadership with Owen Hylton

This hour-long conversation is a great introduction to the themes of racial reconciliation in the church. Owen and host Jez cover a wide range of topics including the media, being black in a majority-white church movement, pathways to peace and Owen's own story of bringing leadership in a diverse church.

As In Heaven from The Gospel Coalition

The Gospel Coalition have a whole host of different podcasts from a range of brilliant speakers as part of their series called 'As In Heaven'.
This short video gives a flavour of the kind of things that are looked at throughout the series.