Pandemic response requires more than words of encouragement for those who are suffering. It requires concrete steps to undo systemic injustices, writes the David Emmanuel Goatley, director of the Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School.
On April 2, The Office of Black Church Studies will hold a webinar instructed by the Rev. Dr. James Forbes Jr.with guest speaker the Rev. Dr. William Barber II, M.Div. '89, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival.
The Black Pastoral Leadership Collaboration will draw on original research in black church traditions and historical examples of effective black church leadership to train and build networks of effective leaders for the black church of today and the future.