2021 | Growing Up Black, Male, and Christian in the Hood
Sometimes we confuse the idea that we are all equal with the idea that we are all the same. Being equal and being alike are two entirely different concepts. Chris McNair has worked with at-risk African American boys in the inner city for over thirty years of ministry.
Speakers: Chris McNair
Writers: Chris McNair
Topics: RaceYouthEthics & Social Justice
Source: Abingdon Press
Author and pastor, Chris McNair describes his ministry at Christ’s Children and the purpose of the book, Not Forsaken. He shares his joys and mistakes in min...
Through moving images of an African Jesus, viewers think more deeply about what Christ “looks like”. Imagine if he looked like me?
The young men in Chris McNair’s youth group talk together about what it means to be a man and what a godly man is like.
This art piece, drawn from chapter five of the book portrays images of what it means to be faithful in an urban, sometimes turbulent, setting.
The young men talk with McNair about their dreams, where they see hope, and what it means to be happy and to be successful in life.
In this fast-paced collage, youth struggle with how to fit in with society, with friends and community, and with the community of faith.
Chris talks with his group about what it means to be black today and what they love about black culture and family life as well as the struggles.
A spoken word presenting poetry by Jamal Ukwu asks about choices, identity, and finding God’s plan for who we are.