Conference Announcement– “Keep Your Head Up: Being Black and Christian in 21st Century Mississippi”

Conference: “Keep Your Head Up: Being Black and Christian in 21st Century Mississippi”

Join Pastor Rhodes and Dr. Bradley in Jackson, MS.

Conference Description: A new generation of Christian leaders address the intersections of theology, race, and culture in an exciting conversation about the future of the black church.

Speakers: Pastor CJ Rhodes, Mount Helm Baptist Church, Jackson, MS, and Dr. Anthony B. Bradley, Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics, The King’s College, New York, NY, editor of Keep Your Head Up: America’s New Black Christian Leaders, Social Consciousness, and the Cosby Conversation.

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2012

Schedule:
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 –A Celebration of Praise and Worship in Black Church Traditions

9:00-10:15 Session 1 –Dr. Anthony Bradley, “Reformed Theology, White Privilege, and Black Liberation.”

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:15 Session 2 –Pastor CJ Rhodes, “Liberating the Black Church”

11:30–1:00—Break for Lunch (Lunch is provided)

1:00 p.m. -2:15– Panel and Audience Discussion: “Is the Black Church Dead?”

2:15-2:30–Final Remarks and dismissal.

Lunch is provided for those who RSVP via admin@mthelm.org by February 6, 2012.

Location Address:

Mt. Helm Baptist Church

300 E CHURCH ST

JACKSON, MS 39202
601-353-3981
Church website: click here.

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2 Comments

  1. How can we get more African American writers with a Reformed perspective?

    Praying for you and this work.

    Reply

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