Awkward Allies Unite!
When it comes to social justice, lots of Christians have their hearts in the right place, but their heads haven’t caught up. How do you practice allyship if you don’t know the right terminology or how to talk about social justice issues? How can we speak out for others without speaking over them?
Too many Christians avoid opportunities to learn or contribute because they fear embarrassing themselves. Over the next month, we’re going to be talking about stuff that a lot of churches won’t touch with a 100-foot pole, because they don’t want to make people feel awkward.
Embrace the awkwardness! If we’re going to be serious about spreading the Good News, we need to educate ourselves about how these social justice issues play out in everyday conversations. Here’s some links so you can learn more.