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Sadly, Christianity has not often lived up to this ideal. The history of the ...
Sadly, Christianity has not often lived up to this ideal. The history of the church has been marked by continued segregation, ethnic strife and racial division. But at the dawn of a new millennium, hopeful signs of change are emerging.
Sociologist George Yancey's groundbreaking research on multiracial churches (including insights from real-life churches and the results of a recent Lilly Endowment study) offers key principles for church leaders who want to minister to--and partner with--people from a variety of racial and cultural backgrounds.
Foreword by Michael O. Emerson
2. Multiracial Churches: Past and Present
3. Should We Have Multiracial Churches?
4. Types of Multiracial Churches
5. Seven General Principles for Building Multiracial Churches
6. Inclusive Worship
7. Diverse Leadership
8. An Overarching Goal
10. Personal Skills
Appendix A: How This Research Was Conducted
Appendix B: Useful Websites
Appendix C: Determining the Type of Multiracial Church of a Congregation