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Church, We Have a Problem: White Patriarchalism

By Mitch Randall | June 14, 2019

The U.S. church needs a reality check. For 2,000 years, the Western church has been dominated by a white European patriarchy that has created a self-perpetuating system for a favored class. But there’s hope. A new dawn is rising.

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