Today, British society is waking up to the fact that many black and other minority ethnic people have not been listened to for far too long. Now is the time for white Christians to listen to black and minority ethnic communities without being defensive.
For people from BAEM communities, social distancing and hand sanitiser in places of worship, may still not be enough to reduce the significant health risks they face from covid19.
Racism is not a subject that Christians can agree to disagree over. It’s a gospel issue. Black lives matter to Jesus. No more defensiveness. No more excuses. No more deflecting.
The Equality Act protects Christians if they are discriminated against because of their Christian beliefs. How are your religious beliefs protected by UK law?
The death of George Floyd, has sparked the worst riots in decades, as deep seated racial tensions have boiled over. Anyone with a shred of humanity is appalled at what took place. But what should our response be here in the United Kingdom?
Hope City UK founders stand down and apologise for racism at their churches
The Archbishop of Canterbury said he had been “struck by the events of the last few days” as he said that the Church of England must set its “house in order” and “acknowledge our own historic errors and failings”.
Racism in UK churches – personal insight from a minority in a majority white church