Black Jesus, Oakhurst Presbyterian, Turns 90

Church Famous For Black Jesus Turns 90

Oakhurst Presbyterian, perhaps the most studied church in Georgia, celebrates its 90th birthday this weekend.

Numerous national publications -– including Time magazine, The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor –- have reported on the church’s dedication to racial diversity. Graduate and theological students have written scholarly papers about Oakhurst Presbyterian and the husband-wife team that leads it, Nibs Stroupe and Caroline Leach.

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