Jarvis J. Williams, PhD

Jarvis J. Williams is Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He is the author of several books, including One New Man: The Cross and Racial Reconciliation in Pauline Theology (Nashville: Broadman and Holman Academic Press, 2010).

Expositors Summit 2015 Preconference: Panel Discussion

C’mon up for a panel discussion that closed the 2015 Expositors Summit Preconference on The Pulpit and Reconciliation.

The Pulpit and Reconciliation: Session 1

C’mon up and hear Jarvis Williams deliver a raw, honest sermon and lecture from his perspective as a churchman of color, a Southern Baptist, and an evangelical scholar.

One New Man in Christ

Dr. Jarvis Williams exposits Ephesians 2:11-22 to highlight the glorious racial reconciliation Christians have with God and with each other in Christ.

The Word Became Flesh

The incarnation of God, the Son, who is Jesus Christ, the Jewish man, is why we celebrate Christmas. His incarnation is the moment in history when God, the Son, became Jesus, the Jewish man, in order to save Jews and Gentiles from their sins. The incarnation of Jesus Christ, therefore, offers hope for a racist world that is currently torn apart by sin, hate, and violence.

The Actual Accomplishment of Racial Reconciliation

Introduction In my previous blogs on racial reconciliation, I discussed the need for racial reconciliation and the provision for racial reconciliation. In post 1, I proposed that racism fundamentally exists … Continue reading

The Death of Jesus Christ as God’s Provision for Racial Reconciliation

Introduction In my first post on racial reconciliation, I proposed a gospel-centered vision for racial reconciliation. I suggested that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the solution to the problem … Continue reading

The Need for Gospel-Centered Racial Reconciliation

Introduction President Obama’s historic election to the White House in November 2008 spoke volumes about how far the United States has come on the race issue since the dawn of … Continue reading