Another incident has fanned the flame of racial tension and inequity. Your child sees the images on television, reads angry comments on social media or simply hears friends talking about the fallout.
Or perhaps your child repeats a racial slur heard at school and asks you what it means.
Maybe you’ve adopted a child from a different racial background, prompting questioning stares from strangers or insensitive remarks from friends.
Even worse, your child may have experienced the ugly reality of racism in a personal, hurtful way.
How do you talk to a young child about matters that should not exist, but very much do?
Christian parents have a responsibility to help their children understand race, human dignity and reconciliation from a biblical perspective. Rather than a one-time discussion, make it an ongoing conversation in light of five foundational realities.