Colorful Connections: 12 Questions About Race that Open Healthy Conversations
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Colorful Connections: 12 Questions About Race that Open Healthy Conversations  -     By: Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, and Lori Stanley Roeleveld

Colorful Connections: 12 Questions About Race that Open Healthy Conversations

Kregel Publications / 2022 / Paperback

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Ordinary Christians can engage in real talk together about race and be part of positive change. There is hope to heal the racial divide and bring together the body of Christ.

Two women of different races believe there is a clear path to meaningful discussion about racism with someone of a different skin color. Readers will witness a real-time process as these two women walk their journey of self-reflection, discovery, and healing. Lori and Saundra demonstrate how to give voice to pain without blame, how to express anger without ridicule, and how to ask questions without guilt. 192 pages, softcover, from Kregel.

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Title: Colorful Connections: 12 Questions About Race that Open Healthy Conversations
By: Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, and Lori Stanley Roeleveld
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Kregel Publications
Publication Date: 2022
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
Weight: 8 ounces
ISBN: 0825447356
ISBN-13: 9780825447358
Stock No: WW44735X

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REAL TALK. REAL SOLUTIONS. LONG OVERDUE.

Many conversations are happening at home and in church about difficult and timely topics--but when it comes to race, too many Christians are silent. It's time to speak up. But where do we start?

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith and Lori Stanley Roeleveld enter a transparent and open dialogue about race, privilege, bias, and discrimination.

As you witness the real-time provess of meaningful discussion, you'll see how these women model healthy conersations--giving voice to pain without blame, expressing anger without ridicule, and asking questions without guilt.

These pages are filled with vulnerable personal stories, biblical teaching, conversation starters, and practical next steps. By the end, you too will be equipped to have your own colorful conversations, and find your place in healing the racial divide and bringing together the body of Christ.


"Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith and Lori Stanley Roeleveld take the issue of race and, with incredible wisdom and surgical precision, bring together all of the different dynamics and weave them into a balanced, biblical solution." --Isaac Pitre, president of II Kings Global Network and IPM Ministries, and author of Divine DNA

"If you only read one book this year, make it this one! . . . Colorful Connections will give you the tools to make a lasting impact on the racial relationships of future generations." --Carol Kent, speaker, founder and executive director of Speak Up Conference, and author of When I Lay My Isaac Down

Author Bio

Lori Stanley Roeleveld has degrees in psychology and biblical studies, but learned most of what she knows in life's trenches, raising children and working with families in crisis. She currently works in Rhode Island with at-risk families or those who have a child with a serious emotional disorder. Lori's previous books include Jesus and the Beanstalk and Running from a Crazy Man (and Other Adventures Traveling with Jesus). She also writes a popular blog at www.loriroeleveld.com. Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an internal medicine physician in Birmingham, Alabama. Her previous books include Sacred Rest and Come Empty. Learn more at ichoosemybestlife.com.

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