During this time when we are more committed than ever to welcoming racial diversity in our church, and at the same time faced with some of the most difficult racial and cultural issues of this generation, we are so grateful for our association with leaders like Rev. Jemar Tisby who can help us understand and navigate these challenges. We have been blessed to have several opportunities to hear from Rev. Tisby on the campus of First Presbyterian Church of Augusta, 642 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901.
Saturday, July 16
9 – 11 a.m. | Letchford Hall
Live Stream Event—”Understanding the Heart Cry of the Black Lives Matter Movement”
An early pizza lunch and discussion time will follow.
Sunday, July 24
9:45 a.m. | St. Andrew’s Hall
McKnight Lectures—”The Historical Politics of Race in America”
6:30 p.m. | Sanctuary
Rev. Tisby preaching in our evening service, on “The Gospel and Diversity”
7:30 p.m. | St. Andrew’s Hall
There will be a forum in St. Andrew’s Hall following the service, allowing for questions and interaction with Rev. Tisby and local law enforcement and judicial officials.
Jemar (B.A. Notre Dame; MDIV RTS Jackson) is the President and Co-Founder of the Reformed African American Network (RAAN) where he blogs about theology, race, and culture. His writing has been featured on Urban Faith, Christianity Today, and The Gospel Coalition. Jemar serves as the Director of the African American Leadership Initiative and Special Assistant to the Chancellor at RTS Jackson. He is a member of Redeemer Church, is married and has two children. Follow him on Twitter @JemarTisby.