Christian churches still struggle with race, how to discuss it, what to do

Source: Cincinnati

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It’s Wednesday night at Crossroads church in Corryville, and about 30 people, equal numbers white and black, more women than men, stand in a circle in a basement meeting room.

A church leader asks them to give a one-word answer to describe how they’re feeling about being a part of the Undivided racial reconciliation program. “Happy,” says one. “Hopeful,” says another.

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At the same time, on a website that originates about 75 miles east of Cincinnati in Bainbridge, Ohio, an avowed neo-Nazi proclaims a different sermon. Only a select group of white people are chosen by God, he says. Everyone else is unworthy.

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