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We have partnered together to provide unparalleled resources for individuals or groups seeking ways to grow deeper in their faith.

Members of the Missio Alliance Friends Network receive the one free year of Fuller Formation, and much more! Join now.

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Pastoring for Racial Reconciliation

Are you passionate about racial justice and reconciliation but find it hard to persuade your predominantly white church that it is a crucial part of the Great Commission? Through this material, we’ll ask you to examine your own life, the rhythms of your church, and the dynamics of your geophysical context to uncover hidden and lingering racism and oppression. We’ll reflect on the deep scriptural emphasis on becoming a “new family in Jesus,” one that does not benefit from the other’s marginalization, but is strengthened by freeing the oppressed. Finally, we’ll guide you through five concrete and practical steps you can take to lead your church towards becoming the “Beloved Community” that is a witness to a racialized world.

Pastoring for Political Maturity

The church is called to bring Christ-centered values to bear on current events. Yet it spends an inordinate amount of time arguing over which boxes we fit in, boxes devised by a secular worldview. This weakens its witness and grieves God. In this resource, you’ll be guided by three seasoned pastors who will give you tools to lead your church into political maturity. You’ll grow in your ability to reject the categories presented by the mass media in favor of a gracious, humanizing, and thoroughly biblical political posture. You’ll complete the lesson having written a sermon based on Jesus’ teachings in Matthew 22. We estimate that this will take you 6 hours to complete (but not all in one sitting!).