Faith in Texas is a growing multi-racial, multi-faith grassroots movement of churches, mosques, synagogues, and laypeople united in values working together for economic, racial, and social justice. We are a diverse staff and broad base of congregations, clergy, faith leaders and lay leaders across the DFW metroplex.
We affect change at the local and state levels by teaching, empowering, and mobilizing congregations and communities through strategic community organizing and civic engagement to create pathways of opportunity for all Texans to thrive.
We are purposefully building a multicultural, directly-impacted-led movement with faith and race at the center of our work.
We are forging a new social identity that bridges racial, ethnic, and economic divides, and values equity, empathy, fairness, and concern over party affiliation.
We believe that every person is created in the image of God and therefore is inherently worthy of dignity, care, and respect.
We believe that God’s character is love, and “justice is what love looks like in public” (Cornel West).
We believe it is our responsibility as faith leaders to work within and through our faith communities to teach, preach, and collectively seek righteous justice.
We believe in righteous justice not as punishment but as restored lives and communities.
We believe that our elected officials have been entrusted by with the responsibility and power to ensure that righteous justice is carried out with integrity, fairness, empathy, and sensitivity to promote individual and collective well-being.
We believe in Beloved Community, as popularized and defined by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: “In the Beloved Community, poverty, hunger, and homelessness will not be tolerated because standards of human decency will not allow it. Racism and all forms of discrimination, bigotry, and prejudice will be replaced by an all-inclusive spirit of sisterhood and brotherhood… Love and trust will triumph over fear and hatred.”
We believe the key to creating Beloved Community is the aligned and galvanized Power of Faithful People.