Raw Conversations: Racism, Reconciliation & the Church

Andy Wood, Jun 25, 2020, 3:48 PM
Andy Wood Pastor (Central region)

This is a raw and honest conversation about racism and the church. I (Andy) host Niels Jeyasegara and Sherry Ansloos in this conversation which touches on personal experiences of racism, thoughts on the recent events sparked by George Floyd's murder, perspectives on the Canadian experience, systemic racism as well as opportunities for the church in the midst of it all. ReconciliACTION, racial diversity via the Good Samaritan and the question the Spirit is asking the church through the statement "I can't breathe" are all featured... and Sherry shares part of an amazing poem she wrote!

The purpose of "Raw Conversations" is to create space for dialogue and a platform to listen. They are by no means conclusive nor comprehensive. Rather, they are intended to spur dialogue, thought, prayer and informed action.