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Christians respond to police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis.

Panel discusses Black Lives Matter protests, policing questions and issues of law and order.

The case of Jacob Blake, a Black man shot seven times in the back by police in Kenosha, Wis., was the focus of a Christian Chronicle panel discussion today.

Other topics of the hour-long dialogue included the Black Lives Matter movement, policing questions and issues of law and order.

Panelists were:

Sammie Berry, minister and elder of the Dallas West Church of Christ.

Verlon Johnson, member of the Park Forest Church of Christ in Matteson, Ill.

Ben Peterson, member of the A&M Church of Christ in College Station, Texas.

Kevin Redd, minister for the Millington Church of Christ in Tennessee.

This was the latest in a series of panels organized by the Chronicle since the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Find links to all the panels.

BOBBY ROSS JR. is Editor-in-Chief of The Christian Chronicle. Reach him at [email protected].

Filed under: black lives matter Botham Jean Dialogue George Floyd Kenosha National police police shooting racial injustice Racial reconciliation and the church responding to the death of George Floyd Top Stories Wisconsin

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