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Color Of Compromise Book Study

If you seek a deeper understanding of America's radicalized culture... If you want to strengthen your practices in the work of racial justice as discipleship... If your heart longs to pursue ways of becoming "Beloved Community"... ...this ten-week course is for you!

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Color Of Compromise Book Study
Color Of Compromise Book Study

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Oct 05, 2021, 7:00 PM – Dec 14, 2021, 9:00 PM


About the Event

Join Neighborhood Seminary in a ten-week study of Jamar Tisby's book, The Color of Compromise, facilitated by Rev. Dr. Jim Melson, Tuesdays October 5 to December 14, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


"There Can Be No Justice Without Truth. In The Color of Compromise, Jemar Tisby takes readers back to the roots of sustained racism and injustice in the American church. Filled with powerful stories and examples of American Christianity's racial past, Tisby's historical narrative highlights the obvious ways people of faith have actively worked against racial justice, as well as the complicit silence of racial moderates. Identifying the cultural and institutional tables that must be flipped to bring about progress, Tisby provides in-depth diagnosis for a racially divided American church and suggests ways to foster a more equitable and inclusive environment among God's people." 

Rev. Dr. Jim Melson, facilitator, is an ordained United Methodist pastor and is Founder and Executive Director of Cornelius Corps, a ministry that focuses on the intersection of racial justice/reconciliation and spiritual formation. For more information about Cornelius Corps go to

Western North Carolina UMC clergy and laity are eligible for a $115 scholarship.  You must pay the full registration fee and will then be reimbursed. To access this scholarship, please send an email to Kim Ingram at

WNC clergy in extension ministry or an appointment beyond the local church (only) may utilize this training to meet the quadrennial ethics training requirement. Full participation is expected.


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  • 2 Continuing Education Units

    Clergy or Ministerial Professional CEUs will be emailed to you once all sessions are completed.

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