And I feel privileged to stand here and serve as part of this amazing effort towards unity in God’s church.
As a “Trip’s written a book that I think every young person needs to read.
Some would never consider marrying someone who wasn’t the same ethnicity as them, so let me tell you why I did.
I can’t wait to see the impact this message has on a generation that’s hungry for purpose.” — Lecrae, Grammy awarding- winning artist @lecrae “Rise is a Trip’s new book, Rise, is out now! You can pre-order the book and find out more at One of the main things I like about Trip Lee and his book, Rise, is the interplay of reverence and relevance.What I wanted and needed most was a godly partner, and that’s exactly what God provided.This is Trip’s talk from the ERLC Summit on the Gospel and Racial Reconciliation. This evening, I’ve been asked to speak about millennials and racial reconciliation. My wife is a mix of Hungarian, Italian, and Polish—which to most people just means yes, she’s white.The decision to marry someone from a different ethnic background wasn’t a tough one for me.” Preferences Jessica didn’t look like I expected my future wife to look, but honestly that didn’t matter to me. But as I grew in my faith and my heart changed, my preferences started changing too. It feels more like settling to overlook a godly woman merely because of her ethnicity. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with having preferences, but we have to hold them with an open hand.