Tagged: multiracial

blogging from on high

I’m hailing from Vail, Colorado, this Memorial Day weekend, participating in a conversation about faith and culture. It’s called The Vine, a national gathering going on for 6 years now. Something I’d wanted to be a part of for years;...

becoming a multiracial church, part 4

From religionjournal.com mirror [and edited], Multicultural Churches Show Fast, Large Growth: The thinking among many U.S. church leaders in recent years is that the key to church growth lies in focusing on specific cultures, whether it be Hispanic, Slavic, Korean,...

becoming a multiracial church, part 3

I cringed when I read Lee’s recent racist experience. Racist remarks and stereotypes and incidents not only happen on the rougher side of town, it happens on the genteel side too, and in office skyscrapers, in schools, even Christian colleges...

becoming a multiracial church, part 2

11 things you can do to help ethnically diversify your local church (a.k.a. build bridges of reconciliation, from David Anderson’s book titled Multicultural Ministry: Finding your church’s unique rhythm — the author calls it a Do-Something List): Donate your service...

becoming a multiracial church, part 1

The recent Christianity Today cover story, All Churches Should Be Multiracial, has generated fairly little buzz in the blogosphere: just 12 links at Technorati, 8 at Blogpulse at the time of this post. Found longer discussions over at 5loaves.net’s diversity...

All Churches Should Be Multiracial

While I’ve been a proponent for multiracial churches for years at this website and during my time in the pastoral profession, it’s not the same as getting a cover story in Christianity Today. Or having a book published (granted, excellently...