43 years after the Orangeburg Massacre, Cornerstone Community Church brings peace and unity to a community that was divided by racism and segregation.
Jay Pankratz and Mark DeYmaz have growing multiethnic churches. They share why they don’t offer racial reconciliation classes. (Part 2 of 2)
The main reason multiethnic churches are difficult to establish and then sustain is the difficulty minority groups have in building relationships. Dr. Brad Christerson shares some ideas on how to help all people connect to build solid relationships.
Does diversity automatically lead to relational integration? Dr. Erica Ryu Wong research reveals the double challenge to integrate demographically and to integrate relationally.
Why are particular congregations able to accommodate worshippers from different races in a society where religious life is largely segregated? Kevin Dougherty and Kimberly R. Huyser share how racially diverse leadership, charismatic worship, and small groups develop congregational identity as a basis for promoting and maintaining integration.
Is a congregation with no ethnic majority possible? Art Lucero and Bob Weaver, say yes and share from their research how friendship development is impacted.
Attraction may lead to ethnically diverse visitors, but retention makes them a congregation. Terry L. Goodrich interviews Dr. Kevin Dougherty to discover ways to crank up retention.
Jay Pankratz and Mark DeYmaz have growing multiethnic churches. They share why they don’t offer racial reconciliation classes. (Part 1 of 2)
Transitioning a worship service from traditional to contemporary is a major challenge. But what are the challenges that a worship leader faces when he/she enters the realm of a multicultural worship service? Unity in Christ Magazine invited five worship leaders to share from their experiences the top three issues they have faced.
Multi-ethnic worship, according to Josh Davis, is not about the how of worship, our techniques, but the what of worship, God’s desire.