In this episod,e our host, Dan Kimbrough, talks with Rev. Joshua Brockway, who is an ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren where he serves as the Director for Spiritual Formation and Co-Coordinator for Discipleship Ministries. Rev. Brockway is also an adjunct history professor at Northern Seminary and was recently appointed to the City of Elgin Task Force on Policing.
We’ll discuss the role Christianity has played in perpetuating and upholding systemic racism in America, ranging from Columbus setting sail through modern times. We’ll then look at some work being done to address race and systemic racism in and around churches and how they can become a bigger part of the bigger discussion.