Race, Ethnicity, and the Gospel

Race, Ethnicity, and the Gospel

Editor’s note: this collection of video, audio, and print resources is curated from Concordia Seminary’s Scholar archive (https://scholar.csl.edu). These open-access resources are free for congregations, ministries, and individuals to use for further reflection, study, and conversation.

Sermons

Matthew 15:31-46
Bruce Hartung
https://scholar.csl.edu/cs1718/63/

Mark 8:27-35
Victor Belton
https://scholar.csl.edu/cs1516/57/

1 Corinthians 7:29-35
David Schmitt
https://scholar.csl.edu/cs1415/62/
Note: this was the first MLK Day after the police killing of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

1 Corinthians 6:12-20
Leo Sanchez
https://scholar.csl.edu/cs1112/53/
https://concordiatheology.org/2012/01/temples-of-the-holy-spirit/

Presentations

Doing Justice: Paradoxical and Doxological Dimensions
John Nunes
https://scholar.csl.edu/theo/2012/schedule/2/

Lutherans and Justice: A History of Quietism or Activism?
Kathryn Galchutt
https://scholar.csl.edu/theo/2012/schedule/3/

Freedom of a Christian: Lutheran Contributions to Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Social Justice
John Witte Jr.
https://scholar.csl.edu/theo/2012/schedule/11/

Note: the three presentations above come from the 2012 Theological Symposium, “Doing Justice: The Church’s Faith in Action” (https://scholar.csl.edu/theo/2012/). Papers from this Symposium were published in the Summer 2013 issue of the Concordia Journal, available to alumni and subscribers through the Atlas database.

A Commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.
Kaye Wolff, Kou Seying, John Loum, Eustolio Gomez, Allan Buckman, et al.
https://scholar.csl.edu/mucu/2018/Schedule/7/

Diversity and Unity in a Multicultural Church
Kou Seying
https://scholar.csl.edu/mucu/2016/Schedule/1/

Perspectives from the Field II
Victor Belton
https://scholar.csl.edu/mucu/2016/Schedule/8/

Personal Perspectives from Ethnic Communities
Donald Anthony
https://scholar.csl.edu/mucu/2014/schedule/6/

Perspective from the Field “Spiritual DNA for a Multiethnic Church: 101”
Chris Bodley
https://scholar.csl.edu/mucu/2014/schedule/9/

Personal Perspectives from Ethnic Communities: African-American
Melvin Butts
https://scholar.csl.edu/mucu/2012/schedule/8/

Expressions of Hope, Part 2
Dien Taylor
https://scholar.csl.edu/mucu/2008/schedule/2/

Other Historical Resources

Opportunities and Challenges in Ethnic Ministry
Douglas Rutt
https://concordiatheology.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Council-on-Mission-and-Ministry-1997.pdf

Renewing Urban Ministries
John Nunes
https://scholar.csl.edu/sem/Recorded_Seminars/Year/95/

Effective minority ministry in the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod
Richard Dickinson
https://scholar.csl.edu/sem/Recorded_Seminars/Year/138/

Mission and Ministry in the Trenches
Ulmer Marshall
https://scholar.csl.edu/sem/Recorded_Seminars/Year/111/

Modeling a New Approach in Urban Ministry
Frazier Odom
https://scholar.csl.edu/sem/Recorded_Seminars/Year/114/

Black and White Together : We Shall Overcome
William Schiebel
https://scholar.csl.edu/missions/Home_Missions/schedule/17/

Black Urban Ministry Part 2
Will Herzfeld
https://scholar.csl.edu/classlectures/Class_Lectures/Schedule/40/

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