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with Dr. Josh and Christi Straub

174. Talking to Kids About Race with Dorena Williamson

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Dorena Williamson joins us for a beautiful, honest, and at times, uncomfortable conversation about race. Dorena loves the power of story and writes children’s books that adults need too. She is the author of ColorFull, ThoughtFull, and GraceFull, children's books that feature diverse ethnicity and shape perspective on race, disability, and homelessness. She is the co-planter of multiracial Strong Tower Bible Church in Nashville, and a leader with Be the Bridge.



Dorena joins us to talk about her children's books and gives us insight on how to talk to our kids about race. Here are some highlights:



* Why it's necessary for our kids to see color* A biblical basis for every child's identity, regardless of color* A historical perspective on how the United States veered away from the biblical foundation of human creation and worth* Dorena shares practical ways she has taught her kids about race, the history of injustice, and the cultural experiences she gives them.* How we can see our own bias, prejudice, and pay attention to the pain in our stories.



Show Notes:



Find Dorena's books and visit her at dorenawilliamson.com. She has a great list of resources to learn more about growing in racial awareness. Click here for those resources.



Click here for Dorena's book ColorFull!



Click here for Dorena's book GraceFull!



Click here for Dorena's book ThoughtFull!



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August 19, 2020
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Dr. Josh and Christi Straub are speakers, authors, and marriage and leadership coaches. Together, they lead Famous at Home, a company equipping leaders, corporations, and families in emotional intelligence and relational connection.

Josh and Christi host the Famous at Home podcast (amassing more than 2.5 million downloads), lead a yearlong coaching program called the Leader's Heart Cohort. They co-wrote three children’s books: What Am I Feeling?, What Do I Do with Worry? and What Do I Do with Anger? to help parents foster emotional awareness in kids.

Together, they also just released their latest book Famous at Home: 7 Decisions to Putting Your Family Center Stage in a World Competing for Your Time, Attention and Identity. Josh and Christi love adventuring and making memories with their three kids: Landon, Kennedy, and Micah.

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