Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes suggests that the best place Christians can go to learn about important issues should be the church, if the church is open enough for questions to be asked.
The following reflective questions are based on Emilie Townes' video, "Learning and the Church." You can discuss them in a group or reflect on them individually.
Take what you learned from Emilie Townes' "Learning and the Church" and spend more time reflecting on the ideas she presents. Use these questions for your own reflection or bring them to a group conversation. Learn, Reflect, Grow.
This action offers tangible ways to cultivate the church as a community and a space where members can learn together about issues they care about.
An important part of making the church a place for learning is cultivating an environment that is open to educational opportunities and wants to address cultural issues. Yet how can we create this openness in the church? Here are a few ideas: