The Church's Role in Racial Reconciliation

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Eric Mason, Elizabeth Woodson and Bryan Carter discuss the church’s role in biblical racial reconciliation.

About the Contributors

Bryan Carter

Bryan Carter is the Senior Pastor of Concord Church in Dallas, TX, and has served as pastor for seventeen years. Concord Church currently serves over 9,000 members. He is also committed to helping the city of Dallas and is currently serving on multiple boards, including the Dallas Regional Chamber, Mayor’s Star Council, and the Dallas ISD Superintendent Advisory Cabinet.  He leads Harmony Community Development Corporation, an organization committed to improving the community of southern Dallas through building stronger families and economic development.  He also leads the African American Pastors Coalition, a fellowship of over sixty churches committed to serving and addressing key needs in the Dallas community.

Bryan is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a specialty in Science and Math and is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary where he earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education with a specialty in Family Ministry.  He also is a recipient of an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Dallas Baptist University.  Bryan is married to his college sweetheart, Stephanie Sadberry-Carter and has two daughters, Kaitlynand Kennedy and one son, Carson. 

Darrell L. Bock

Dr. Bock has earned recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tübingen University in Germany), is the author of over 40 books, including well-regarded commentaries on Luke and Acts and studies of the historical Jesus, and work in cultural engagement as host of the seminary’s Table Podcasts. He was president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) for 2000–2001, writes for the Christianity Today’s Places and Space series, and serves on the boards of Wheaton College, Chosen People Ministries, the Institute for Global Engagement, and Christians in Public Service (CIPS). His articles appear in leading publications. He is often an expert for the media on NT issues. Dr. Bock has been a New York Times best-selling author in nonfiction and is elder emeritus at Trinity Fellowship Church in Dallas. When traveling overseas, he will tune into the current game involving his favorite teams from Houston—live—even in the wee hours of the morning. Married for over 40 years to Sally, he is a proud father of two daughters and a son and is also a grandfather.

Elizabeth Woodson

Elizabeth Woodson is the singles coordinator at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. She is a passionate Bible teacher and conference speaker who loves to disciple women. She is also pursuing an MA in Christian Education at DTS.