In his debut, Gilliard, an Evangelical Covenant Church pastor, builds on the work of Michelle Alexander (The New Jim Crow), Bryan Stevenson (Just Mercy), and Christopher D. Marshall (Compassionate Justice) to create a readable narrative history of racialized incarceration in the U.S. Gilliard depicts the modern incarceration culture as being […]
We are thrilled to announce that the Englewood Review of Books named Rethinking Incarceration as 1 of the 30 Books For Christian Readers to Watch For in 2018! Read more here.
Advent reminds us that we serve a God who intentionally chose to enter in! While God did not have to, God elected to intervene on our behalf. Compelled by love, Jesus—in selfless abandon—forsook comfort, safety, and heaven’s shalom…to stand in solidarity with humanity. This costly decision was taken for granted; in […]
Somewhere along the way, we modern Christians got lament wrong: we began thinking of it as optional instead of a required practice of the faith. A strange word to modern ears, “lamentation” feels inherently ancient. It brings to mind images of an overwrought demonstration of mourning — sackcloth and ashes, […]
Author Amy Julia Becker interviews Dominique about racial reconciliation. Amy: Can you tell us a little bit about your background as someone involved in racial reconciliation work within the church? Dominique: I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, in an African American church. During my teenage years I read and reflected […]