David Swanson

David Swanson is the founding pastor of New Community Covenant Church, an intentionally multiracial congregation in Chicago’s Bronzeville community, and serves as CEO of New Community Outreach, a nonprofit working to reduce causes of trauma in the neighborhood. He is a former director of church planting for the Evangelical Covenant Church and the author of Rediscipling the White Church: From Cheap Diversity to True Solidarity (IVP).

Will This Season Be a Moment or a Movement for Justice?

"Our hope, then, must be marked by a courage which compels us to stand up amid apathy and violence and be counted among the disturbers of a false peace."

10 Attributes of Scripture-Informed Justice

This article originally appeared on MissioAlliance.org and is reposted here by permission. I don’t like the phrase “biblical justice.” Often, in my experience, it is a certain...

How Your Church Can Advocate for Immigrants

Here are five practical ways you and your church can speak out on behalf of immigrants and refugees.