Tagged: multiracial

Churches with Multiple Languages and Peoples

As churches adapt to serving a multicultural global village and communities with more diversity, some are developing ministries in multiple languages. (cf. polyglot – someone who can speak multiple languages) Ethnic Asian churches and other immigrant churches have done that for decades. For...

becoming a multiracial church, part 10

One of the conversation threads I was a part of recently mentioned the distinct flavor of minority-led multiracial churches (I would provide attribution and sound bites, but don’t want to be accused of name dropping or idolizing). The notion was floated that...

becoming a multiracial church, part 9

New Wineskins magazine featured this audio on Racial Reconciliation by Jerry Taylor, in a recent issue. Dr. Jerry Andrew Taylor ministers as a church planter and community organizer in Atlanta, Georgia. He is president of Emancipation Fellowship Ministries, Inc., a non-profit community...

becoming a multiracial church, part 8

Some great recent conversations in the blogosphere about church diversity, or the lack thereof. Don’t have the time to add my own thoughts and comments, but I’m tired of holding back all these links in my draft folder. Here’s some I’ve found,...

becoming a multiracial church, part 7

On the cover of the August 2005 issue of Church Executive is an interview with Dr. David Anderson, Senior Pastor of Bridgeway Community Church in Columbia, Maryland. I’m glad to see the issue occasionally getting exposure in the media outlets, and that...

becoming a multiracial church, part 6

Here’s a few thoughts on multicultural churches from a PCUSA perspective, by the denomination’s moderator, Rick Ufford-Chase. … I’ve spent time in several churches that are making a serious attempt to build a multicultural community. They are diverse in their approaches. One...

becoming a multiracial church, part 5

Last weekend at The Vine, I was part of a panel discussion on racial reconciliation. I read excerpts from my blog posts on becoming a multiracial church. It was a good mix of presentations with personal stories, offenses, forgiveness, and (occasional) reconciliation....