Racial Reconciliation

The gospel is the power of God to bring repentance, reconciliation and healing. God’s people can engage the world in a way that promotes his peace and flourishing right here in San Diego, right now.

Take a First Step

Many of the below are resources recommended by our ministry partner Hope for San Diego. Not all of them necessarily reflect the views of Harbor City Church, but we think reconciliation requires us to listen to a variety of perspectives. Let us know if you have questions or concerns.

Sermons & Seminars

The Third Option: Hope for a Racially Divided Nation - Miles McPherson

Racism and Corporate Evil: A White Guy’s Perspective – Tim Keller

Processing the Reality of Racial Injustice Through the Gospel - Bill McCurine

 A Prayer for Racial Reconciliation

- Bill McCurine



Aliens in the Promised Land, Anthony Bradley
Be the Bridge, LaTasha Morrison
The Color of Compromise, Jemar Tisby
The Cross and the Lynching Tree, James Cone
Free At Last? Carl Ellis
I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, Austin Channing Brown
Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson (also a movie, currently free to stream for Amazon Prime members)
Insider Outsider, Bryan Loritts

*Many of these books are sold out at Amazon. Please consider ordering from Hearts & Minds Books. Here's their list of books written by people of color on injustice and racism.


Equal Justice Initiative
Be the Bridge


Pass the Mic
Footnotes with Jemar Tisby

Articles & Videos

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice 
A Timeline of Events that Led to the 'Fed Up' Rising (language warning)

Bryan Stevenson on the Frustration Behind the George Floyd Protests 

How to Talk to Kids about Race - the Atlantic

Justice - The Bible Project