Episode 2

Published on:

9th Sep 2020

Black Lives Matter pt.2: Racism and the Church

Trigger warning: discussion of racist experiences. Race, Racism, Racist slurs.

This is part 2 of our episode talking about race, racism, and the church. If you haven't already listened to part 1, we'd really recommend you start there.

Listen as Hannah talks to Lusa Nsegna-Ngoy (Diocese of Leicester's BAME Mission and Ministry Enabler and Church Army Board member) about his powerful spoken word poem in response to George Floyd's murder, as well as his hopes for the church moving forward to become a more interracial church.

There's a point to pause if you want to listen in two sittings, but do keep listening as Hannah chats to Collette Dorgu (Church Army Evangelist in Training). Collette shares some of her good and bad experiences of race and the church, and why fighting racism will mean more people feel able to be part of the church.

Mentioned in this episode:

  • What do you see? - A poem in response to the tragic murder of George Floyd (words by Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy)

Let us know your reflections and thoughts on the important issue of race by dropping us an email at: hello@churcharmy.org

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Everyone Everywhere
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Welcome to Everyone Everywhere. The evangelism podcast from Church Army. Together we're talking about how how to share Jesus in the everyday.

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Chris Hardy

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Chris is Church Army’s Publications Officer, editor of the Catalyst magazine and co-hosts Everyone Everywhere: The Evangelism Podcast with Hannah. Chris is a "retired" professional barista who still makes coffee everyday. He loves theology and board games and hopes to one day discover a way to bring those two passions together.

Hannah Ling

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Hannah is Church Army’s Communications Officer and co-hosts Everyone Everywhere: The Evangelism Podcast with Chris. Hannah is passionate about the environment and social justice and so loves being part of the Hopeful Activists' podcast team too. She loves running, the theatre and her housemate's legendary risotto!