Church plants are leading the way by launching intentionally multiracial churches

America is becoming increasingly more representative of this vision as it becomes more ethnically diverse (see Table 1). So, how is this multiracial reality shaping the planting of new churches? The good news is church plants are not only keeping pace with the changing demographics, but many are leading the way by launching intentionally multiracial …

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Rethinking Multiethnic Churches

Rethinking Multiethnic Churches: A discussion on the fruits and challenges of multiethnic congregations. Many evangelical churches have grown in diversity, but are they places of true unity and equity? In the March issue of CT, sociologist Korie Little Edwards explains why the multiethnic church movement hasn’t lived up to its promises–and how it still could. …

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The Multiethnic Church Movement Hasn’t Lived up to Its Promise

March 2021 Christianity Today cover story by Korie Little Edwards, professor of sociology at The Ohio State University. The Multiethnic Church Movement Hasn’t Lived up to Its Promise: Multiracial churches have not been good news for everyone. What can we do about it? Pastor Richard Johnson struck me as an affable person as he excitedly …

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Released! New 2020 Statistics on Multiracial Churches

[excerpted from the Mosaix Global Network newsletter – December 2019] At the 2019 Mosaix multiethnic church conference, long-awaited new statistics concerning the progress of the Multiethnic Church Movement were shared by sociologist, Dr. Michael O. Emerson.1 In his plenary talk, Dr. Emerson, one of the nation’s leading scholars on race relations and religion, explained: “Using …

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2019 Mosaix Multiethnic Church Conference Videos

Get all these videos from the #mosaix19 conference videos to kickstart your community leader’s discussions around the topics related to multiethnic diversity. You can purchase the Mosaix19 Digital Access Pass from LifeWay for $99 featuring all 6 conference plenary sessions as well as the 4 main stage panel discussion workshops. These videos include: “The Coming Revolution in …

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How Multiethnic Churches Improve Race Relations

Check out these insights from “What Multicultural Congregations Teach About Improving Race Relations,” a resource from Baylor University’s online master’s in social work program. Here’s an excerpt— A movement is growing among Christian churches to become places of racial reconciliation and friendship between people of different racial and ethnic identities. But beyond awkwardness, racism and prejudice continue …

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Hope For All is the Theme for Mosaix 2019

HOPE FOR ALL (Outreach Magazine, June 2018) #hopeforall • #mosaix19 Mosaix Multi-Ethnic Church Conference November 5–7, 2019 Dallas, Texas mosaix2019.com The Apostle Paul devoted his life not only to declaring the gospel but to demonstrating the hope of the Gospel; that is, not only to championing eternal life for “everyone who believes” (Rom 1:16) but …

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Will 2018 be a milestone for the multiethnic church movement?

2018 Predictions from Mark DeYmaz of Mosaix Global Network about the multiethnic church movement—from the Mosaix Global Network newsletter: Will this be the year when the 20% threshold be crossed? At the turn of the century (2000), just 7.5% of churches throughout the United States had at least 20% diversity in their attending membership. Six …

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People of Color talking about White Evangelicalism

How can evangelical Christians of different ethnicities have a meaningful discourse about faith and race? What might change with rap artist Lecrae “loosening his ties with white evangelicalism”? Here’s the series of articles as it went down, chronologically. Pastor John Piper, “My Hopeful Response to Lecrae Pulling Away from ‘White Evangelicalism’: Lecrae’s decision has roots. …

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Access the 2016 Mosaix Multiethnic Church Conference

Get the digital access pass to Mosaix’s 3rd National Multiethnic Church Conference to be inform and inspired about the landscape of the multiethnic church, and also encourage and equip you to address the following issues: Overcoming racial divides Multiethnic church planting and development Justice as intrinsic to the gospel Disruptive community engagement and transformation Advancing the Gospel in an …

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