During the pandemic, our nation has been gripped by protests—from groups that are resisting the wearing of masks and shutdown of businesses, to individuals and organizations standing against racism and police brutality. Religious leaders have come down on different sides of these issues as well. In particular, the Christian community has been deeply divided. Pastors and Christian leaders have taken different positions—sometimes supporting law and order, while other times resisting shutdowns or calling for the dismantling of systemic racism. Listen to this conversation with 2 Christian pastors who share about the unique challenges their congregations are facing and how they put their faith into action during these troubled times.
TOPIC: FAITH & ACTION
PASTOR STEVE LATTIMORE (SANTA CRUZ PROGRESSIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
PASTOR ARLIS SMITH (NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH, SALINAS)