Racial tensions are at a boiling point. The death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis has triggered protests all over the country in the past few days. So many of these peaceful protests have been hijacked by rioters and looters. Heartbreaking. From L.A. to New York and many cities in between, the call for change is deafening. Are we in the church also being called into accountability? Clarence Shuler joins us. We're talking about this racial divide and finding hope in the midst of chaos.
Resource: Winning the Race to Unity
Plus, it's Relationship Wednesday—with Dr. David Clarke—taking your calls during the 7 am hour ET.
Clarence Shuler (M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the president and CEO of Building Lasting Relationships, Inc., which conducts marriage, parenting, and Biblical diversity seminars throughout the United States and internationally. He has over 30 years of professional cross-cultural ministry experience and is a member of FamilyLife's speaker team, along with his wife, Brenda. Formerly the manager of Focus on the Family's Black Family/Pastor Ministries, Clarence has consulted with numerous churches and organizations on diversity, including the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Salvation Army, Moody Bible Institute, and Wycliffe Bible Translators. Clarence is the author of several books, including Winning the Race to Unity and Your Wife Can Be Your Best Friend. He and Brenda reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have three daughters.
Dr. David Clarke is a Christian psychologist, speaker, and the author of a dozen books, including Honey, We Need to Talk and Men Are Clams, Women Are Crowbars. A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, and Point Loma College, he has been in full-time private practice for over 30 years. He lives in Tampa, Florida.
Kurt Goff, co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, is a broadcasting veteran with a pastor's heart. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has more than 30 years of experience anchoring television news and hosting a variety of radio programs around the country. Upbeat and encouraging, Kurt has a passion for connecting people to God. He and his wife, Liz, have two sons.
Kate Bruington is the co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, Midday host, and can also be heard on Music for Sunday. Originally from East Hartford, Conn., Kate brings years of TV and radio experience to Moody Radio in Florida. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music and traveled the country singing before entering the broadcasting field. Kate's pastimes are reading and writing, and she currently spends much of her free time writing a novel. She has two daughters and two grandchildren.