Our Time to Speak

| December 15, 2014

When it comes to the church and race in the United States, we are ashamed of our sins and failures, grateful beyond measure for forgiveness, and eager to see afresh the glory of God and to embody conformity to his Son. Join us in that prayerful pursuit of a counter-cultural church for the common good.

When we founded The Gospel Coalition in 2005, the members of the Council sought to address a major weakness in many past efforts to unite evangelicals—we resolved to cross more than denominational and geographical lines: we aimed also to transcend our ethnic divisions.

The Gospel Coalition is committed to God's multi-ethnic vision for the church. We are aiming to do a number of things during the next several months to bring this important conversation to the forefront. On Tuesday, we are grateful to sponsor this week's "A Time to Speak" event live-streamed from the historic Lorraine Motel and National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. Several of our Council members and other contributors will be participating, including Darrin Patrick, John Piper, Thabiti Anyabwile, and Voddie Baucham. We hope you'll tune in on Tuesday, December 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. CST at live.kainos.is.

In addition, we are dedicating the plenary…

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