Border Crossing: Renting to Churches of Other Cultures

Elizabeth Drury wrote this series of blog posts about churches renting to other cultures — featured at EdStetzer.com’s “Thursday is for Thinkers”. Border Crossing: Renting to Churches of Other Cultures Part 1 When immigrants need worship space, think twice before renting. Border Crossing: Renting to Churches of Other Cultures Part 2 When pastors consider renting …

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The Polyglot Congregation

Calvary Temple International (CTI) is a model multicultural church in Wayne, New Jersey, reflects the growing nonwhite ethnic minority community. CTI conducts weekly services in English, Spanish, Tagalog (Filipino), and Korean, as well as Farsi (Persian) in home groups.

How to welcome people from different cultures to your church

Beyond Welcoming: Creating a multi-ethnic congregation begins by helping members feel at home. by Oneya Fennell Okuwobi (Christianity Today, June 2015) Throughout high school, I attended a church 20 minutes away from my home. When I asked my mother why we didn’t join the church in our neighborhood, she replied, “That’s not our kind of church.” …

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Christian Leaders Set Ambitious Goal of Planting 1,000 Multi-Ethnic Churches in 10 Years

Mosaix Leaders Summit Sets Ambitious Goal of Planting 1,000 Multi-Ethnic Churches in 10 Years by Michael Gryboski (Christian Post — March 20, 2015) A first-of-its-kind gathering of over 25 different influential Christian organizations and leaders, including the Southern Baptist Convention and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Charlotte), convened this week to discuss and trade ideas on how …

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Latino Pastor Josue Urrutia Leads a Multi-Cultural Community

Young Pastor a Bridge for Multi-Ethnic Community by Heather Sells, CBN News Reporter (Christian Broadcasting Network News – December 31, 2014) WASHINGTON — Latinos in the United States are expected to triple in size by the year 2050, when they’ll make up close to 30 percent of the population. That trend is one reason why …

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Evangelical Leaders Ponder America’s Race Problem: Is the Multiethnic Church the Solution?

Evangelical Leaders Ponder America’s Race Problem: Is the Multiethnic Church the Solution? by Alex Murashko (Christian Post, December 17, 2014) Evangelical pastors and leaders agreed during a panel discussion livestreamed on Tuesday from the historic Lorraine Motel and National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis about the need for the church in America to be more …

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The Local Church is Primarily Responsible for Segregation Within Congregations

The Local Church is Primarily Responsible for Segregation Within Congregations, Says Multi-Ethnic Network Leader by Morgan Lee (Christian Post, January 29, 2014) Where do Christians meet the people they choose to hang out with outside of church? Where did you meet the friends you will be watching the Super Bowl with? What about the group …

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