What did the first 50 years of LCMS Black Ministry look like, from 1877-1927? Rev. Dr. James McDaniels, serving St. Luke Lutheran Church in High Point, North Carolina, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the Lutheran Synodical Conference’s work in evangelization, some important figures in the early work of missionary work to Black Americans, Black Lutheran congregations that flourished in North Carolina and other areas, how Black professional church workers were raised up, some challenges of this work, and the joyful outcome of this work.
Resources in this episode:
- LCMS Black Ministry lcms.org/how-we-serve/national/black-ministry
- Concordia Seminary’s post about Marmaduke Carter facebook.com/ConcordiaSem/posts/948333803689601
- Roses and Thorns by Dr. Richard C. Dickenson cph.org/roses-and-thorns-black-lutheran-centennial
- Recommended reading from LCMS Black Ministry lcms.org/how-we-serve/national/black-ministry/recommended-reading
Featured image and image slides below: Lantern slides, circa 1900-1930. A gift to LCMS Black Ministry. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod/Erik M. Lunsford.
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