Jesus and Justice

Transformational Coaching and Teaching

After 30+ years as a woman of color activist in the U.S. and nine years perceived white in Soweto, South Africa, I have devoted myself to equipping, healing, and empowering fellow change-makers in the pursuit for true (re)conciliation.

You being here tells me that you want to be part of change.

You see the problem of race and injustice, but what does living our faith in action look like in the midst of it?  

The Bible is fundamentally about relationships; our relationship with Him, first and foremost, and how it plays out in our relationships with each other.  And yet this chasm of the racial divide has left a bloodstained distortion of the Gospel in our Christian communities.  It has become perhaps the greatest discreditor of our witness for Christ.

The mainstream church's explanation for reconciliation is not working.  Many of us are tired of feeling shamed, demoralized, dismissed, gaslit, or just plain confused about the way forward.  

Imagine having a clear Biblical framework spanning from Genesis to Revelation to draw on.  Imagine having a clear knowledge of the history of race and how it relates to today.  Imagine having - and even initiating - the hard conversations and life choices around racial justice without the dread, shame, anxiety.​​

I’m creating a sacred safe space where your hope for change can become a reality. 

 

That change starts with you! 

There is a Gospel-centered Biblical model for true reconciliation.

There is healing for the pervasive shame and ongoing racial trauma of people of color.  There is an understanding of how this racial trauma is passed down through generations and how to break the cycle.  And there is the Biblical model which validates that trauma and reveals the God who experienced it Himself, even to the point of being killed.

There is also an uprooting of white shame with a seat at the table of reconciliation and justice.  It takes the gritty internal work of deconstructing and reconstructing, of having the scales of privilege fall from our eyes, taking us from the injustice-laden faith we inherited to that of the historical Jesus we follow.

When we recognize the context in which Jesus lived and how he engaged with it, we are given a powerful charge for how our faith should engage with the inequity that surrounds us.

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After 30+ years in the U.S. as a woman of color activist and ten years in Soweto, South Africa perceived to be white, I've condensed my life's work on racial (re)conciliation and justice into an eight-week small group course (and a lifetime-access private community).  It integrates three primary lenses:

  • A thorough Biblical framework for race, justice, equity, and true, Gospel-centered reconciliation 

  • The Brain and Trauma:  The impact of a racialized society on our mental health​​

  • A survey of the history of race - How, when, why was the construct of race strategically created​

Embedded in every stage of this journey is my personal life coaching.   I will lead you through a process of identifying and healing the trauma and identity distortions from a lifetime lived in a racialized society and those that were passed down from your parents, grandparents, and ancestors.

Change starts with YOU AND ME deciding not to take a post on the sidelines!

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