The Reconciliation Conversation
The Reconciliation Conversation Episode 6 co-hosts Derrick DeLain and Jason Dukes with Alan Cross author of When Heaven and Earth Collide
THE RECONCILIATION CONVERSATION
INTERVIEW with Alan Cross
Pastor. Writer. Historian.
July 15th, 2020
:: INTRO | Derrick DeLain
Welcome to The Recon Convo. We want to be a space where we can encourage love, expose hate, equip for reconciliation, and emphasize unity so that people of all colors and backgrounds can know our value together as one. Today...
:: Alan Cross BIO | Derrick DeLain
Alan Cross is a follower of Jesus and committed husband and father. He is highly respected in church and journalistic and historical and government circles for his insights on race in the south and immigration culture. He is currently a pastor just north of San Fran, an op-ed contributor for The NY Times and Bulwark Online and RNS, and author of When Heaven and Earth Collide: Racism, Southern Evangelicals, and the Better Way of Jesus. He has also contributed to Christianity Today, Providence Mag, Time, and MGM Advertiser.
:: QUESTION 1 | Derrick DeLain
Alan — as a white guy, what first got you interested in matters of race and immigration?
:: QUESTION 2 | Jason Dukes
How did your time in Montgomery shape all that you are doing right now?
:: QUESTION 3 | Derrick DeLain
Talk about two takeaways from your book that you feel like best sets someone up to want to go purchase and read it.
:: QUESTION 4 | Jason Dukes
We try to wrap each episode with one or two simple takeaways individuals can act on right now. What takeaways would you suggest for someone listening who wants to cultivate for reconciliation?
:: WRAP-UP with Alan’s social media and web info | Derrick DeLain
— @AlanLCross on Twitter and Instagram
— Church he pastors — Petaluma Valley Baptist Church — http://www.petalumabaptist.org
— Book — When Heaven and Earth Collide: Racism, Southern Evangelicals, and the Better Way of Jesus — available on Amazon: When Heaven and Earth Collide: Racism, Southern Evangelicals, and the Better Way of Jesus https://www.amazon.com/dp/
:: Facebook Page -- When Heaven and Earth Collide -- Alan will be walking through his book each week a little at a time if you'd like to join him over the next month or two.
:: OUTRO | Derrick
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**Musical intro and outro by @cdukesmusic (https://cdukesmusic.com)
Brought to you by Jason Dukes and Derrick DeLain of The Reconciliation Conversation