Chicago | October 4th-5th 2019
We will elevate voices of truth who speak prophetically toward a holistic, diverse Black Christian community.
We will center the voices, theological perspectives, and ecclesial practices of the Black Diaspora. We desire for Black Christians to find healing, encouragement, and inspiration from the conference.
We believe our tradition is theologically rich and holistic. We will lean into our unique church history to bring those principles into our modern day.
We desire for each of our attendees to take principles that can transform their local communities and faith families.
We will continue the journey of pursuing joy and justice together in the midst of struggle.
Her writings have been published in the Huffington Post Black Voices, Christianity Today, and The Witness: A Black Christian Collective to name a few. Her insights have been quoted by CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker among other publications.
As the chairperson of the board at Leadership LINKS, Inc., Natasha's vision is to holistically develop transformative and redemptive servant leaders who are united in community and committed to invest in long-term generational and cultural change. In addition, she is a columnist at Outreach Magazine, regular contributor at Missio Alliance, and a member of the INK Creative Collective.
Michelle holds an MDiv at Covenant Theological Seminary. She is a proud supporter of local activism groups MCU (Metropolitan Congregations United), MORE (Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment) and OBS (the Organization for Black Struggle), through which she has learned a great deal about collaboration and solidarity. She is also the director of Faith for Justice, a Christian advocacy group. She serves as an organizer for the Leadership Development Resource Weekend (LDR Weekend), an annual gathering founded to address the core concerns of dignity, identity, and significance for people of color.
Location - Chicago
October 4-5 2019
The historic Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
Often referred to as the birthplace of Gospel Music. The Witness 2019 National Conference will be held at this historic church.
October 4-5 2019
Full details coming soon.