"As Christians, when we engage in these sorts of relationships and conversations, we bring Jesus with us to a literal table."
“The American church has proved it can fill the seats, but it has yet to prove that the gospel can transform entire communities.”
“By building healthy, diverse churches, we can collectively get beyond rhetoric and into results for the glory of God.”
"Too many Christians jump into discussions about racial reconciliation without a firm foundation of cultural understanding."
"We explained to our children that in America's 240 years of historical existence, this was a first."
“Over time, the value of humanity must become more important to us than the value of size and homogeneity.”
How this fivefold evangelism process can lead to a witnessing community and a movement of God.
“If unity and diversity are perfected in the eternal church, we should be ever pursuing its perfection in the local church, as well.”
Ed Stetzer: "The majority of believers are comfortable with the level (or lack) of diversity that exists in their church."
Numbers, dollars and buildings may not be the best way to measure the effectiveness of multiethnic churches.