Color-blind and culturally sensitive, Wilson-Hartgrove’s vision of Christianity was transformed when he reached out to his mostly black neighborhood—including a dynamic fellowship. Follow his experience of crossing the color lines that still fragment the body of Christ. His honest and passionate call for true unity within the church will inspire every believer.
“Free to Be Bound marks Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove as one of the freshest and most important new voices in an American church still deeply divided and confused by the color line.”
—Chris Rice, Center for Reconciliation
“Here is an offering of hope. This is a book that sings truth like old spirituals and lets you sip justice like sweet tea.”
—Shane Claiborne, author of The Irresistible Revolution
“Here’s one of our bright young scholar activists who happens to be a great writer:Free to be Bound is a must read for anyone who has an interest in reconciliation and becoming the church God wants us to be.”
—John Perkins, co-founder of CCDA