New Bible Study From the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Applies the Gospel to Racial Division



Churches looking to address ethnic divisions in their congregations and communities have a new resource at their disposal.

A Bible study curriculum from the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission called “The Church and the Racial Divide: Finding Unity in the Race-Transcending Gospel” was released Jan. 2 by LifeWay Christian Resources.

The ERLC’s stated goal for the six-session, multi-media study is to help Christians apply the Gospel to the issue of racial division.

“The Bible tells us that God is creating, in Christ, one new man,” said Daniel Darling, the ERLC’s vice president for communications. “If the Gospel brings people together from every nation, tribe and tongue, then the church should be the outpost of this kingdom.

Trillia Newbell, the ERLC’s director of community outreach, told BP the study is in many ways “a primer with the hope that it will inspire further study of God’s Word.”

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