56 min

S7 Ep149: Fasting From Whiteness During Lent: White Pastor Rev. John Edgerton Labeled A Race Traitor and Starts A National Conversation Black Like Me

    • Society & Culture

Rev. Jon Edgerton wanted to guide his Illinois faith community through a thoughtful consideration of racial representation in their worship music, but ended up starting a national conversation on white allyship and faith. Dr. Gee and Rev. Edgerton explore how faith, the Black experience, and social justice inform racial justice action. Listen in to the thoughtful but bold conversation about breaking down barriers. 
Read more about the topic:
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2022/4/8/23016850/oak-park-pastor-fasting-whiteness-lent-race-diversity
Check out Rev. John Edgerton’s church community:
https://www.firstunitedoakpark.com
alexgee.com
Support the Show: patreon.com/blacklikeme
 

Rev. Jon Edgerton wanted to guide his Illinois faith community through a thoughtful consideration of racial representation in their worship music, but ended up starting a national conversation on white allyship and faith. Dr. Gee and Rev. Edgerton explore how faith, the Black experience, and social justice inform racial justice action. Listen in to the thoughtful but bold conversation about breaking down barriers. 
Read more about the topic:
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2022/4/8/23016850/oak-park-pastor-fasting-whiteness-lent-race-diversity
Check out Rev. John Edgerton’s church community:
https://www.firstunitedoakpark.com
alexgee.com
Support the Show: patreon.com/blacklikeme
 

56 min

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