Author

Dominique D. Gilliard

Director of racial righteousness and reconciliation, Evangelical Christian Church

Dominique DuBois Gilliard is the director of racial righteousness and reconciliation for the Evangelical Covenant Church. He is the author of “Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores,” which won a 2018 IVP Readers’ Choice Award and was named a 2019 Social Issues Resource of the Year by Outreach Magazine. Gilliard’s latest book, “Subversive Witness: Scripture’s Call to Leverage Privilege,” was published by Zondervan in 2021.

Gilliard also serves as an adjunct professor at North Park Theological Seminary in its School of Restorative Arts and serves on the board of directors for the Christian Community Development Association. In 2015, The Huffington Post named him one of the “Black Christian Leaders Changing the World.”

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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