Dominique Gilliard: Diversity Is A Revelatory Gift From God

Episode 30 July 27, 2022 01:12:45
Dominique Gilliard: Diversity Is A Revelatory Gift From God
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Show Notes

In this episode of We Are Vineyard, Dominique Gilliard shares about his role of pastoring pastors in the work of making connections between scripture, discipleship, and our call to be ambassadors of reconciliation. He and Jay talk about the role of justice work and racial righteousness in the church, and the Biblical evidence for the marriage of evangelism and justice. Dominique discusses diversity as a revelatory gift from God, some challenging and practical questions to ask if your church is seeking to be a truly multiethnic church, and the work he is doing to provide resources for pastors to engage this conversation from a Biblical perspective.

Dominique DuBois Gilliard is the Director of Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation for the Evangelical Covenant Church. He is the author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores, which won a 2018 Book of the Year Award for InterVarsity Press and was named Outreach Magazine’s 2019 Social Issues Resource of the Year. Gilliard’s latest book, Subversive Witness: Scripture’s Call to Leverage Privilege won Englewood Review of Books 2021 book of the year award. Gilliard also serves as an adjunct professor at North Park Theological Seminary in its School of Restorative Arts and serves on the board of directors for the Christian Community Development Association. In 2015, the Huffington Post named him one of the “Black Christian Leaders Changing the World.” Earlier this year, Gilliard received North Park Theological Seminary’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

Show Notes: Subversive Witness website https://www.zondervan.com/p/subversive-witness/ Subversive Witness video-based small group curriculum https://vimeo.com/ondemand/subversivewitness Rethinking Incarceration https://www.ivpress.com/rethinking-incarceration Rethinking Incarceration video-based small groups curriculum https://seminarynow.com/programs/rethinking-incarceration Sankofa https://covchurch.org/mercy-justice/sankofa/ Justice Journey for Kids curriculum https://covchurch.org/make-and-deepen-disciples/children/justicejourney/ Kingdom Mosaic Bible Study Series https://covchurch.org/resource/the-kingdom-mosaic-life-together-series/

Socials: Vineyardusa.org @vineyardUSA dominiquegilliard.com Dominique’s Instagram: @DominiqueDGilliard Dominique’s Twitter: @DDGilliard

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