To share with the global Church the powerful testimony, rich heritage and dynamic distinctives of the collective Black Christian Experience across (and beyond) the many denominations of the Black Church.



To engage in the theological formation of seminarians, pastors and activists; encourage research and scholarship by faculty and institute scholars & fellows; stimulate interactive dialogue locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; and provide educational opportunities through lectures, forums, symposia as well as published research & scholarship.


The Institute is interested in the personal narratives of diverse representations of the global Black Christian Experience
The Institute aims to explore the influence and impact of Blacks within broader Christian platforms and movements such as
evangelicals, reformed, and others.
The Institute will study the influence and impact of the Black Christian Experience on Global Christianity, particularly in the areas of theology, church history, missions, evangelism, homiletics and ethnodoxology.
The Institute will take the lead in conversations focused on race relations and racial reconciliation within and beyond the Church.


Emmett G. Price III, Ph.D.

Executive Director