John Perkins is an evangelist and civil rights activist whose work in community development has reshaped evangelical Christian thinking and action on multiracial ministry and serving the poor. A 1982 CT cover called him “prophet to the church, servant to the people.”
A new generation of urban activists is shaped by John Perkins.
John Perkins, the Stature of a Servant
Through Voice of Calvary Ministries he has dealt with housing, health care, nutrition, and education.
Will Norton, Jr.|
The CallingEpisode 67|54minJohn Perkins On The Day He Finally Understood The Bible
How a textual discovery led to a life-long call to vindicate the poor, his community, and his own family name.
- Why John Perkins Didn’t Want More White Christians like Jonathan EdwardsA violent and sinful history calls for a clearer presentation of the gospel.Daniel Silliman|español
- How a Confederate Memorial Became a Multiracial Worship SiteA two-year partnership of hundreds of Atlanta pastors brought the church together at an unlikely destination. Could more cities follow their lead?Josh M. Shepherd|
- John Perkins Has Hope for Racial Reconciliation. Do We?The civil rights hero delivers his “final manifesto” on race and the church’s call to unity.Duke Kwon|
- John Perkins: I Wish I Had Done More to Help Poor White PeopleAn excerpt from ‘Dream with Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win.’John Perkins|
- Check Your Privilege ObsessionInstead of fighting injustice, we end up fighting each other.Tish Harrison Warren|
- Russell Moore and John Perkins Reflect on Racism at ERLC Summit'I could have never known that we would be sitting here together,' said Perkins to fellow Mississippi native.Kate Shellnutt|
- An Interview with: John Perkins, the ProphetWe (Christians) have stopped short of being the incarnated life of God.Will Norton, Jr.|