17 May Race 2 The SBC: James T. Roberson Pt. 1
In preparation for the 2018 Southern Baptist Convention, Dhati Lewis will interview a variety of pastors, professors, and thought-leaders to discuss topics pertaining race and the church.
In this episode, Dhati sits down with friend and fellow Pastor, James Roberson, to discuss biblical approaches on how to combat racial tension and strategies for accomplishing unity in diversity.
James T. Roberson III is the Founder and Lead Pastor of Bridge Church NYC. James was born and raised in Westchester, NY. Though he grew up in church, his relationship with God was defined more by praying for wins in football and passing classes in school. It wasn’t until college, that he was introduced to a consistent lifestyle of living for God, through Campus Crusade for Christ. He met his wife, Natarsha, doing college ministry at a leadership conference. James and Natarsha have two daughters; Faith who is six and Leah who is five. James enjoys working out, listening to 90s hip-hop, and reading on social and political issues.