The sad reality is that most mergers fail because they are motivated more by self-interest or self-preservation than by a bigger, bolder, divine mission.
"Armed with love and with childlike faith, we become an army, advancing the right-side-up kingdom of God."
Pastors of color face unique challenges, but there are encouraging signs that they are beginning to overcome them.
Church planters share their advice from the front lines.
Understanding the Opportunity: The Latino Community by the Numbers
Albert Tate, lead pastor of Fellowship Monrovia in Southern California, talks personal authenticity in leadership.
The church must pay attention to the shifting demographics of our cities.
Saehee Duran leads positive change in her church and community.
Numbers, dollars and buildings may not be the best way to measure the effectiveness of multiethnic churches.
“You have to construct a philosophy of ministry where you show people that diversity and reconciliation aren’t fringe issues, but that they’re tethered to the gospel.”