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 churches.
Read the article at OutreachMagazine.com by Dr. Warren Bird, with findings from a study titled “The New Faces of Church Planting and Multisiting,” that drew 2,946 participants from a coalition of more than 50 denominations and networks. This goes on record as North America’s largest-ever cross-denominational research project on church planters, founding pastors, multisite innovators and church-multiplication-movement leaders.