Racial unity can only come through the person of Jesus Christ. Hundreds of faith leaders associated with the One Race Movement, gathered in downtown Atlanta to call the Christian community to engage in racial issues both spiritually and civically, and the legal community to act against racially-motivated crimes. We will hear from a key leader of the movement who will challenge the Church to take the lead on bringing real change to our communities and our world.
At its root, racism is a spiritual issue and only God is the answer. How does the Church of Jesus Christ deal with the pernicious sin of bigotry and hatred? Join us to hear from two men who love God, love His word, teach His people and have a passion to see real reconciliation in our world. This is doable – now let’s learn how!
Dr. Crawford Loritts is Senior Pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia. He has served as a national evangelist with the American Missionary Fellowship and the Urban Evangelistic Mission, as well as Associate Director of Campus Crusade for Christ. He co-founded Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. He is a frequent speaker for professional sports teams including three Super Bowls and the NCAA Final Four Chapel. He has also spoken at conferences, churches, conventions and evangelistic outreaches throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the United States. Crawford has written numerous articles and books including Leadership as an Identity, Lessons from a Life Coach, and For a Time We Cannot See.
Dr. Tony Evans is the founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, founder and president of The Urban Alternative and author of over 100 books, booklets and Bible studies. The first African American to earn a doctorate of theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, he has been named one of the 12 Most Effective Preachers in the English-Speaking World by Baylor University. Dr. Evans holds the honor of writing and publishing the first full-Bible commentary and study Bible by an African American. His radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, can be heard on over 1,400 radio outlets daily and in more than 130 countries. Dr. Evans’ sermons are also streamed and downloaded over 20,000,000 times annually.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary.