Lecrae’s Balancing Act: Religion, Race and Holy Hip Hop
Lecrae may be the best rapper you’ve never heard of. His synthesis of hip-hop and Calvinism has fans saluting his talent. But some question the wisdom of mixing rap with a predominantly ‘white’ theology.
September 10, 2012

Born Out of Violence
Torn from the womb after his mother’s murder 16 years ago, Eli Evans knows that he’s alive for a reason. This is his story of forgiveness, faith, and destiny.
August 2, 2012

Pastor on the Roof, Q&A with Corey Brooks
For nearly two months Pastor Corey Brooks has been living, praying, and preaching on the roof of a vacant motel on Chicago’s Southside. He says it will take nothing less than a revival to transform America’s inner cities.
January 15, 2012

Confronting ‘The New Jim Crow,’ Q&A with Michelle Alexander
Author and legal scholar Michelle Alexander believes America’s mass incarceration of black men represents a new “racial caste system,” and that nothing short of a social revolution can dismantle it.
June 17, 2011

Chicago’s Rebel Priest
A battle of wills ensued over the leadership of an inner-city Chicago parish when Father Michael Pfleger stood at an impasse with his superiors earlier this year. Is it possible for a white priest who seems more like a black Pentecostal preacher to coexist with the Catholic Church?
May 31, 2011

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