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Books for Developing a Multiethnic Church

This list of published books are the most valuable resources to help churches and pastors to develop and grow multiethnic and multicultural churches, both to plant new churches and to diversify existing churches. See the full list at Goodreads. Please contribute to this list if you know of another helpful book.

Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America
Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces That Keep Us Apart
The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity
Being White: Finding Our Place in a Multiethnic World
Cross-Cultural Conflict: Building Relationships for Effective Ministry
United: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity
Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church
Right Color, Wrong Culture: The Type of Leader Your Organization Needs to Become Multiethnic
Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical's Inside View of White Christianity
Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Building a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church: Mandate, Commitments, and Practices of a Diverse Congregation
Gracism: The Art of Inclusion
A Credible Witness: Reflections on Power, Evangelism and Race
United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race
Churches Cultures and Leadership: A Practical Theology of Congregations and Ethnicities
Aliens in the Promised Land: Why Minority Leadership Is Overlooked in White Christian Churches and Institutions
From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race
A Many Colored Kingdom: Multicultural Dynamics for Spiritual Formation
Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity
Consuming Jesus: Beyond Race and Class Dicisions in a Consumer Chruch


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Comments from Curator: The number of books about multiethnic churches and the interest on this topic has grown in recent years. At the same time, the American church sits in a society where racial tension is sadly alive and well. Churches in America have a huge opportunity here to be a showcase of how the Gospel can break down the dividing walls between different ethnicities, and then, in turn, be the transformational catalyst that can change our world today.

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