A Black History Month conversation about memory, legacy, and faith.
God teaches many things through the stories of those who have gone before us, and the history of Black Americans is filled with lessons of courage, perseverance, and faith. Recently, contributing writers from the new devotional booklet On the Shoulders of Giants: 28 Reflections on Faith Through Black History convened virtually to celebrate the legacy of faithful Black leaders from the past and discuss the importance of a faithful remembering of history for our present divided times.
Noel Hutchinson Jr.
Dr. Noel G. L. Hutchinson Jr. is the mission director for the Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC). He is also the organizer and founder of a new ministry, Greater Works Fellowship, and was the pastor of First Baptist Church Lauderdale in Memphis, Tennessee, for 22 years. A native of The Bronx, New York, he earned his BA degree from Brandeis University in the areas of sociology and American studies, a Master of Divinity cum laude from Drew Theological School, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary in Trotwood, Ohio.
Dr. Roslyn R. Yilpet is a writer and the director of Open Door of Special Education Center in Jos, Nigeria. She loves teaching, writing, and traveling. God fulfilled her passions by calling her to Nigeria in 1978 as a missionary teacher. Her writing testifies of God’s love and faithfulness in her life.
Ekemini Uwan (pronounced Eh-keh-mi-knee Oo-wan) is a public theologian who received her Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary …