THIS AND FAITH
9-Week Video Discussion Curriculum
This series includes 9 conversations around Justice and Faith. The goal of the series is to create a structured dialogue between communities in progress and communities in learning. Each video contains a 10-minute video conversation with an expert on the given topic. Each video is accompanied by a workbook with a leader’s guide, pre-work materials, vocabulary words, and post-work discussion questions. Cost: $200
SESSION 1: Institutional Racism and Faith with Derrick Dawson A discussion about how US society set up barriers for certain races and how the Christian church has been involved in aiding these systems.
SESSION 2: Eco-Justice and Faith with Rev. Abbi Heimach-Snipes A discussion about a Christian response to our environment and how it impacts the way we spend our money and use resources.
SESSION 3: Radical Hospitality and Faith with Rev. Lisa Anderson A discussion about what it means to be good stewards of our time and space.
SESSION 4: Organizing and Faith with Pastor Will Christians A discussion about the requirement to take seriously Christ’s call to love our neighbor.
SESSION 5: Congregational Capitalism and Faith with Rev. Dr. Claudio Carvalhaes A discussion about wealth in the church and how it shapes our view of the poor.
SESSION 6: Acknowledging Trauma and Faith with Professor Leah Gipson A discussion about Christian theology and compassionate response in the face of trauma due to oppression and injustice.
SESSION 7: Affirming Congregations and Faith with Rev. Alex McNeil A discussion about what it means to be more than a welcoming congregation to our LGBTQ community and truly affirm their humanity.
SESSION 8: Service and Faith with Quantisha Mason A discussion about the call to go out into the world and preach the good news through community service and action.
SESSION 9: Justice and Faith with Dr. Reggie Williams A discussion about Christian theology and God’s call for justice in a lawful society.
Assign the pre-reading a few days ahead.
Spend the first 10-minutes watching the video.
Read the Bible verse and offer a prayer for illumination.
Break off into either small or large groups and respond to the questions.
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