Soong-Chan Rah is a professor of church growth and evangelism at North Park University in Chicago. He spoke on a Vanderbilt Divinity School panel on anti-Asian racism in evangelicalism.
Gail Song Bantum is the lead pastor at Quest Church in Seattle. In April 2021, she spoke on a Vanderbilt Divinity School panel about Asian American experiences.
Bill Tibbitts is the associate director and coalition of religious communities director of Crossroads Urban Center. The nonprofit, grassroots organization assists and organizes Utahans with low incomes, those with disabilities and people of color to meet basic needs and quality of life issues.
Bradley Christerson is a sociology professor at Biola University. He co-wrote The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders Are Changing the Religious Landscape.
Marc-André Argentino is a doctoral candidate at Concordia University and his research looks at how extremist groups use technology to further their causes. He is studying the growth of the QAnon movement, including the emergence of what he considers to be a QAnon church.
This edition of ReligionLink features experts on racial reconciliation, multi-ethnic churches and racism in sacred spaces.
Jemar Tisby is a historian who studies, writes and speaks on racism in the church. He is the author of The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism.