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Trillia Newbell is helping build a culture where families celebrate the diversity in God's family and take steps toward racial reconciliation together. Her most recent book is written for children, but it's a valuable resource for adults and children to grow toward walking in love as we build gratitude and relationships with those who are different than us. In this episode, learn what it means to join with children in moving toward racial harmony.
Trillia Newbell's background
Trillia Newbell is the author of Enjoy: Finding the Freedom to Delight Daily in God's Good Gifts (2016), Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves (2015), United: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity (2014) and a children’s book, God’s Very Good Idea: A True Story of God’s Delightfully Different Family (September, 2017).
Her writings on issues of faith, family, and diversity have been published in the Knoxville News-Sentinel, Desiring God, Christianity Today, Relevant Magazine, The Gospel Coalition, and more. She is currently Director of Community Outreach for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptist Convention. Trillia is married to her best friend, Thern, they reside with their two children near Nashville, TN.
Links to things mentioned in the episode
- 1:16 - ERLC
- 1:22 - A list of Trillia Newbell's books
- 9:30 - United? We Pray
- 9:45 - "What's The Goal of Racial Reconciliation?"
- 15:42 - MLK50
- 19:32 - Romans 2:4
- 21:10 - James 1:19
- 29:00 - I first heard this story on the Risen Motherhood podcast
- 33:09 - Colossians 4:12
- 34:30 - Buy the book from Amazon, Christian Book Distributors, The Good Book Company, or Barnes & Noble
- 35:05 - Trillia's website
- 35:48 - Join the Values-Driven Productivity email list
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