At a time when the African American church is increasingly associated with the controversial prosperity gospel, Minister Danielle Ayers and Reverend Reginald Williams remind black church leaders of the prophetic call to "do justice." Within these pages, the authors Review the history of the black church's social justice contributions and leadership Establish today's need for justice ministries in the congregation and community Spotlight real-lire ministries and initiatives Provide sample training manual materials, "Doing Justice" and "Our Vote" From initiatives of care and education to programs of action and collaboration, discover the transforming impact the church can have on society, culture, and community through diverse social justice ministries. Book jacket.
To Serve This Present Age
Social Justice Ministries in the Black Church