H.Building the Beloved Community: By Pastor Robin Fillmore, PhD


Jesus taught his followers about building a different kind of world where the
powerful and the powerless can imagine and realize a just world together.
Prophetic voices such as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others have used
the language of Beloved Community to describe the hope of building God’s
kingdom in our lives today, yet we still see racial strife and division in our country
and in our churches. In this workshop, we will explore the embedded sin of
racism, how it has affected the treatment of our African American brothers and
sisters throughout our nation’s history and the meaning of repentance. We will
then explore ways that we can be advocates for the Beloved Community in our