Recovering From Racism: City Ministry in "Post-Racial" America

Recovering From Racism: City Ministry in "Post-Racial" America

Recovering From Racism City Ministry in Post Racial America Recovering From Racism City Ministry in a Post Racial America is a story about how Larry Lloyd a privileged white Evangelical grew to love his city particularly the city that so many don t want to

  • Title: Recovering From Racism: City Ministry in "Post-Racial" America
  • Author: Larry Lloyd
  • ISBN: 9781936672868
  • Page: 102
  • Format: Paperback
  • Recovering From Racism City Ministry in a Post Racial America is a story about how Larry Lloyd, a privileged white Evangelical, grew to love his city, particularly the city that so many don t want to see A pioneer in urban Ministry, Lloyd has helped countless others love the city, too This book is about his story and how that story can inform each of us as we seek theRecovering From Racism City Ministry in a Post Racial America is a story about how Larry Lloyd, a privileged white Evangelical, grew to love his city, particularly the city that so many don t want to see A pioneer in urban Ministry, Lloyd has helped countless others love the city, too This book is about his story and how that story can inform each of us as we seek the well being of the city to which God has called us But first we have to see the city as God sees it We have to look at our own heart and motivations for engaging the city, particularly as we engage neighborhoods that are in downward spirals Paternalism, racism, and white privilege can blind us if we are not careful and our engagement can quickly turn to cynicism and frustration But this book is not just for urban warriors It s for each of us who dare to embrace the city as God s playground It s for each of us who seek meaningful engagement in the middle of society s toughest issues It s for each of us who want to be agents of God s grace and justice in our own city.

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    I highly recommend this book. I was introduced to Larry Lloyd when I first started in ministry, working for STREETS Ministries, one of the first ministries founded under Larry's Memphis Leadership Foundation (MLF). I later had the chance to work directly for Larry, and now lead yet another ministry that Larry co-founded under MLF. His mark is all over the city of Memphis, from health care for the poor to juvenile offender intervention, from a summer camp for urban youth to the largest Christian [...]

    Maybe it was because I was referred this book as one of the best books dealing with race, but I was disappointed. When Lloyd dealt with race, particularly from his perspective as a white evangelical growing up in Memphis in the 60's, it was very good. He was very open about white privilege, and especially paternalism. The rest of the book, actually the majority of the book, focused on his journey through urban ministry, especially Young Life. That's fine and good, but it left me feeling like the [...]

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