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
- Por qué John Perkins no quería más cristianos blancos como Jonathan EdwardsUna historia violenta y pecaminosa exige una presentación más clara del evangelio.Daniel Silliman|English
- 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|
- The Mendenhall Model Answers the Black MuslimsJohn Perkins, founder of Voice of Calvary, presents a working model for bringing the “funky Jesus” to the poor and oppressed.
- 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|
- Not Your Father's Christian Community DevelopmentHow John Perkins's CCDA has changed to respond to 21st-century realities.C. Christopher Smith|