The Perkins Perspective: Autumn 2009


Volume 2 | Issue 1


Tali Hairston - Director of John Perkins CenterJPC Director’s Note:
Race: The Skeleton in America’s Closet
Autumn 2009


The Burden of BlacknessThe Burden of Blackness
Autumn 2009


Black leaders have sought to capture this "burden of blackness" by asking: How do we make sense of a history of slavery, segregation, and racial oppression.



Joe Snell memoriamMemoriam: A Sermon for Joseph Kevin Snell

Autumn 2009


"Joe was hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair ..."

The (Sub)Urban Scene

D.A.D.S.D.A.D.S. Making a Difference
Autumn 2009

The architects of Divine Alternatives for Dads Services (D.A.D.S.) are an unassuming couple who gave birth to a cutting-edge ministry based on their own painful experiences.

Reconciliation at Work in Urban Education
Autumn 2009


A comprehensive holistic vision of teacher education between Seattle Central Community College and Seattle Pacific University.


The Global Outlook

Make That ChangeMake That Change

Autumn 2009


Who would have imagined that nearly 70 SPU students would share the same vision as Michael Jackson, the King of Pop?


Mark LabbertonTalking to Strangers

Autumn 2009


Not a self-help book for the pathologically shy, Talking to Strangers is considered one of the most important pieces of political theory of the decade.

Reflections on The Origins of Proslavery Christianity

Autumn 2009


White Christians who tenaciously defended slavery during the antebellum period have long presented problems for historians and people of faith.