2013 Bradley/Rhodes Conversation Featuring the Rev. Bobby Griffith, Jr. and Rev. CJ Rhodes

Join Rev.  CJ Rhodes and Dr. Anthony Bradley in Jackson, MS at Mt. Helm Baptist Church, February 22-23, for our 2013 conversation on the future of Christianity in the African American community in light of the history of the South.


Friday, February 22:

7pm to 9pm

“Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?” A dialogue about racial solidarity, led by Phillip Holmes, Co-Founder Reformed African American Network, with students from Jackson State University, Belhaven University, Reformed Theological Seminary, and more.

Saturday, February 23:

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 –Welcome & Introduction setting the stage, Dr. Anthony Bradley, Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics, The King’s College and Research Fellow, The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty

9:00-10:15 Session 1 – Rev. Bobby Griffith, Jr., Pastor, City Presbyterian Church, PhD student in history, University of Oklahoma–“Race in the South: A Theological, Historical, and Ecclesiological  Account”

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:45 Session 2 –Rev. CJ Rhodes, Pastor, Mt. Helm Baptist Church–“Black Church as an Apostle of Liberation”

11:45–12:00 Award Ceremony

12:00 p.m. -1:30–Break for Lunch (Lunch is provided for those who RSVP)

1:30-2:45– Panel and audience Discussion with area pastors–“The Future of History: Church Partitions, Partnerships, and Praxis”–with Rev. CJ Rhodes, Pastor Mt. Helm Baptist Church, the Rev. Dr. Ligon Duncan, Senior Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS and other Jackson area

2:45pm-3:00– Closing Remarks and Dismissal

Lunch is provided for those who RSVP via admin@mthelm.org by February 18, 2013.

Location Address:

Mt. Helm Baptist Church


Church website: click here.