“Developing a racially and ethnically diverse team must not be done for the sake of being done, but with the mission of God in mind.”
"It’s less about proving you're right or wrong, and more about seeing others draw closer to the unconditional love of Jesus."
"How we treat the poor, the oppressed, the immigrant and the incarcerated is directly related to our intimacy with God."
Ed Stetzer: “A multicultural church is not simply about skin tone, but about the intentional engagement of cultures.”
The multiethnic church movement has experienced considerable strain. This is cause for correction, not despair. Here are some first steps.
Ed Stetzer: "While cities are an excellent place for gospel advancement, urban ministry is not without its challenges."
The Pursuit of Equality, Justice and Civility Involves Publicly Protecting Those Who Are Under Threat in These Racially Charged and Politically Divisive Tmes.
"Churches maintaining all-white uniformity are vying for ever-larger pieces of a shrinking pie."
Mark DeYmaz: “Can a church really hope to redeem a community if it does not reflect the community?”
“When We’re in a Posture of Hospitality, We Can’t Objectify Those With Whom We Disagree. We Can’t Throw Stones While Serving Bread.”