Leading Churches Toward Racial Justice

This course will empower you with a biblical framework and a narrative approach for discussing these issues with groups at various levels within the community.

Takes approximately 15 hours to complete.


Training more than one person?


Church, Church Planting, Justice & Mission Work, Ministry Leadership, Small Group Curriculum, and Work

Course Description

In the United States and around the world, racial unrest has polarized or paralyzed both the culture and the church. So how can pastors, church planters, and church leaders guide their churches to live out God’s heart for justice in their church and community? This course will empower you with a biblical framework and a narrative approach for discussing these issues with groups at various levels within the community: as individuals, in small discussion groups, as a congregation, and in partnership with other churches in your city so that both the individual and systemic dimensions of racism are addressed. Join Len Tang, with the support of Fuller’s Pannell Center for Black Church Studies, in taking the first steps towards bridging the divides in Christ’s name!

Meet Your Instructors

Len Tang

Len Tang is the director of the Church Planting Initiative at Fuller Theological Seminary. Len received a B.S. from UC Berkeley and an MDiv from Fuller Seminary. He has planted two churches: Cedar Creek Church in 2004 outside of Portland, Oregon, and Missio Community Church in 2018 in Pasadena, California.

What is a FULLER Equip course?

The FULLER Equip courses are designed with the goal of providing a comprehensive education in the study of Scripture and its practical applications to life, work, and the advancement of God's kingdom.

These courses are specifically tailored to meet the needs of learners around the world, offering a global perspective on the study of Scripture and its relevance to everyday life.

Whether you are looking to deepen your personal understanding of Scripture, or seeking to apply its principles to your professional life or ministry, FULLER Equip courses offer a wide range of resources and tools to help you achieve your goals.

From online lectures and interactive discussions to practical assignments and case studies, these courses are designed to engage learners at all levels and equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. So whether you are a beginner or an experienced student of Scripture, FULLER Equip courses have something to offer everyone.

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FULLER Equip is an extension of Fuller Theological Seminary. It offers non-degree courses, professional certificate programs, training services, and research to help individuals and organizations advance the kingdom of God. FULLER Equip provides courses covering theology, leadership, counseling, and more. Professional certificate programs offer specialized study. Equip also offers training services such as customized workshops and coaching. Lastly, Equip conducts research and engages in strategic partnerships to innovate Christian ministry and service.

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