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Jemar Tisby

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33. "Finding Our Purpose" with William Pannell and Jemar Tisby

Where Ya From? Podcast

How do you grow up in a broken world and still find your voice, full and whole as God intended? When Dr. Pannell and Dr. Jemar Tisby grew up in the church, they both experienced a polite ignorance which worked to keep them “in their place” among their classmates and church family. They knew there was something deeply wrong, but they didn’t have the language or space to speak about it. Listen as Dr. Pannell and Dr. Tisby share their expertise on changing culture and developing language to foster wholeness in their brothers and sisters in Christ.Guest Bios:William Pannell is professor emeritus of preaching at Fuller Seminary, where he taught from 1974 until his retirement in 2014. Fuller recognized his service to the school and the whole church with the January 2015 renaming and dedication of the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies. Previously serving in leadership roles with Youth for Christ and Tom Skinner Associates, his books include My Friend, the Enemy; Evangelism from the Bottom Up; and The Coming Race Wars? A Cry for Reconciliation, recently expanded. Jemar Tisby is the author of the New York Times bestselling book The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church's Complicity in Racism. His writing has been featured on CNN, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The New York Times. He is the founder and president of The Witness—a Black Christian Collective and the cohost of the Pass the Mic podcast. He has a PhD in history from the University of Mississippi.Notes & Quotes: “Racism is a severe denigration and restriction upon someone’s humanity. Because to be fully human, is to be in relationships, is to be a partner with others in a common humanity. You cannot be a full human being in isolation.”—William Pannell “Whatever experience we go through, the Holy Spirit understands it all. He’s been there before. God’s been working on this for a long time.”—William Pannell “Where love is the beating heart of justice, I always say we have to have a priestly proximity to people, particularly suffering people, because that breeds empathy, and empathy births love.” —Jemar Tisby “Talk to the old saints. Talk to the folks who have been through some things that seem really unbelievable and like they were just about to break your spirit. And yet, they’re not only still here, but they still love the Lord. And they still love people.” —Jemar Tisby “God’s got some wonderful people. They come in all kinds and sizes and shapes. Colors, blue, black, grizzly, and gray. We need each other. More than ever. We’ve got to find each other. And settle down and make ourselves at home with one another. Listen and learn.”—William Pannell Links Mentioned: Check out Jemar Tisby’s book How to Fight Racism. Here is a link to William Pannell’s book The Coming Race Wars. Here is some information on Dr. Tom Skinner, as mentioned in this episode. Visit our website to sign up for emails. Get new episodes sent straight to your email.  Tell us how much you love Where Ya From? by rating us five stars and leaving us a review.  Check out our VOICES Collection from Our Daily Bread Ministries Follow Where Ya From? on Instagram. Follow VOICES on Instagram. Verses Mentioned: Mark 12:31 Ephesians Colossians Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


4 Oct 2022

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Episode 219: Jemar Tisby - Acknowledging Racism in the Church

The Bible For Normal People

In this episode of The Bible for Normal People, Jemar Tisby joins Jared and Pete to talk about the legacy of systemic racism in the white American evangelical church, and how white Christians can practice anti-racism in their personal lives and in their communities. Show Notes → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


26 Sep 2022

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Jemar Tisby on "Tavis Smiley"

Tavis Smiley

Jemar Tisby - President of The Witness, a Black Christian Collective, co-host of the “Pass The Mic” podcast and author of the New York Times bestseller "The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church's Complicity in Racism." He joins Tavis for a conversation about the role that the Church and white evangelicals play in racism today.


21 Sep 2022

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180. How History Can Give Us Hope with Dr. Jemar Tisby

Here's Where It Gets Interesting

During this episode of the Sharon Says So Podcast, historian Dr. Jemar Tisby speaks with Sharon about racism and what we can do about it. We may not be guilty for the actions of the past, but we are responsible for the ramifications of racism that are felt today. It takes courage to make change because fear can be a stumbling block. We fear entering conversations that seem complicated or difficult or fear the push back or judgment we may get from our safe communities, but history shows us that choosing to do the right thing can bring us hope and peace. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


14 Sep 2022

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Jemar Tisby on Paternalism, Prejudice, and Power

Straight White American Jesus

Brad is joined by the one and only Dr. Jemar Tisby. They discuss a range of issues related to paternalism, prejudice, and power.One of the first things Dr. Tisby points out is that compromise has often been the site of the most egregious forms of racism in American history. He then goes on to talk about the paternalism that pervaded White Christians' justification of slavery - and the ways paternalism continues to perpetuate racism today. The discussion then turns to an individualistic vs. systemic approach to thinking about oppression, and why the former is often used as a way out for doing the hard work of facing history and the present.The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church's Complicity in Racism: https://jemartisby.com/the-color-of-compromise/The Color of Compromise is not a call to shame or a platform to blame white evangelical Christians. It is a call from a place of love and desire to fight for a more racially unified church that no longer compromises what the Bible teaches about human dignity and equality. A call that challenges black and white Christians alike to standup now and begin implementing the concrete ways Tisby outlines, all for a more equitable and inclusive environment among God's people. Starting today. For access to the full Orange Wave series, click here: https://irreverent.supportingcast.fm/products/the-orange-wave-a-history-of-the-religious-right-since-1960 Pre-Order Brad's new book: https://www.amazon.com/Preparing-War-Extremist-Christian-Nationalism/dp/1506482163 To Donate: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/BradleyOnishi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/straightwhiteamericanjesus SWAJ Apparel is here! https://straight-white-american-jesus.creator-spring.com/listing/not-today-uncle-ron Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://swaj.supportingcast.fm


29 Aug 2022

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Jemar Tisby, the greater work of racial justice for children, adults and everyone in between

Tent Talks with Dr Stephen Backhouse

Dr. Jemar Tisby is an historian, speaker and author (amongst other books) of "How to Fight Racism: Young Readers Edition". He talks with Chris Marchand about his ongoing work confronting racial injustice within the church and general culture.Links! Here is Jemar's website, subscribe to his newsletter, listen to his podcast Pass the Mic, learn about The Witness, support his organization helping and funding black Christian leaders. The online book study for How to Fight Racism: Young Readers Edition can be found here.Download more Tent Courses and Resources HERE. Has anything we make been interesting, useful or fruitful for you? You can support us by becoming a Fellow Traveller on our Patreon page HERE.

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16 Aug 2022

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AMA with Tyler Burns and Jemar Tisby

Pass The Mic

Who would win in a dance off? What are your pet peeves? How do you maintain grace in the pursuit of justice? This week Tyler and Jemar are answering your questions from social media. To follow the show and organization, be sure to visit The Witness (thewitnessbcc.com)Support this podcast at patreon.com/passthemic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


25 Jul 2022

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“Best of the Summer,” with Jemar Tisby and How to Fight Racism

Be Love. Do Good. with Kristi Hayes

This month we have some of the best of the best coming your way. We wanted to re-release this important episode with Jemar Tisby, if you missed this one, you will definitely want to catch up today! All of us want our kids to stand up to injustices in our world. As Christians we are to love others, come alongside one another, and help each other understand our God given worth and dignity. Fighting Racism should be something we want to dive into headfirst and do everything in our power to make sure this is not happening on our watch. Today we are talking about how to fight racism, with Jemar Tisby, New York Times Best-Selling author. He has written the Color of Compromise and How to Fight Racism and How to Fight Racism (Young Reader’s Edition). If you have ever wanted to talk to your kids about racism but just didn’t know where to start or didn’t know if you had the knowledge to give them the right tools, this is the conversation for you. Jemar is a historian, author, and speaker, and helps teach and guide us on how to help ourselves and raise our kids to fight racism. Sometimes an important topic like this can feel overwhelming to tackle but in Jamar’s book How to Fight Racism he dives into three things: Awareness Relationship Advocacy I promise after this episode you will understand the importance of understanding others and you will be confident to start or continue the conversation with your family. Don’t miss this one! Learn more about Jemar Tisby https://jemartisby.com/ Grab his books: The Color of Compromise, How to Fight Racism, How to Fight Racism (Young Readers Edition)


20 Jul 2022

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Jemar Tisby on Grove City College, CRT, and His Struggles With White Evangelicalism

The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast

Get notes on this podcast here:  https://churchleaders.com/podcast/425762-jemar-tisby-grove-city-college-crt-white-evangelicalism.html Dr. Jemar Tisby joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about what happened with Grove City College, his experience navigating predominantly white evangelical spaces, and his hope for the American church moving forward.  ► Listen on Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-churchleaders-podcast/id988990685 ChurchLeaders brings you the latest headlines and expert tips on faith, ministry and leading the church. Subscribe to our channel for exclusive content. Visit ChurchLeaders Website: https://churchleaders.com Find ChurchLeaders on Facebook: https://facebook.com/churchleaders Follow ChurchLeaders on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChurchLead Follow ChurchLeaders on Instagram: https://instagram.com/churchlead/ Follow ChurchLeaders on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/churchleaders/


1 Jun 2022

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Processing Grove City College with Jemar Tisby Part 2

Pass The Mic

Last week, we talked about the Grove City College attacks against Jemar. We discussed how harmful and hypocritical they are and what really happened when Jemar was there. But we’re discussing Grove City because it is about much more than Grove City. This controversy is simply a microcosm of a much larger problem. Jemar and Tyler are back to talk about how uncomfortably familiar this controversy is and why it affects those of us who frequently speak about race and justice. Support the podcast on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/passthemicTo follow more about the Grove City College controversy, join the conversation at jemartisby.substack.comRacial Compromise and Complicity at Grove City College: https://jemartisby.substack.com/p/racial-compromise-and-complicity?s=r&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=webAlumni at Grove City College Mobilize in Support of Racial Justice: https://jemartisby.substack.com/p/alumni-at-grove-city-college-mobilize?s=r&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


9 May 2022