We help leaders to build
multi-ethnic churches, colleges, and ministries.

A good place to start

We recommend that you start by watching our free, Four Essential Practices Video which covers foundational concepts for building a multi-ethnic church, college, or ministry. It is most effective if you can watch and discuss the content with other leaders in your organization. Throughout the video, we provide exercises and opportunities for dialogue. It takes about an hour to complete. At the end of the video, there is an optional, three minute overview of our resources and how they can help with your efforts. Note: We recommend that you click the full screen button in the bottom right corner full screen button when watching the video.

Ways we help

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Customized, two day training programs for organizational leaders focused on biblical principles, racial realities, cross-cultural skills, multi-ethnic teamwork, and fostering healthy power dynamics.
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Joint Trainings

Partner with other organizations in your area to share the time and cost of hosting a certification or other training program. Great way to learn from new perspectives and build partnerships.
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High quality training for your team by leading multi-ethnic experts across the U.S. without the time and expense of hosting a guest speaker or traveling to a conference.
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Our free, self-inventory helps leaders to determine if they are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to build a healthy, multi-ethnic organization and select topics for self-development.
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Climate Surveys

No one knows your organization better than your staff and members. Our climate survey allows you to quickly and easily gather their input, analyze the data, and determine action steps.
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Interactive, scenario-based training designed with leading experts. Includes 60+ short videos by experts or peers. Great for individual, small group, or organization-wide training programs.
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Discussion Starters

A quick, easy, and inexpensive way to prompt productive conversations with your team on key ethnicity-related topics.
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Resources Directory

Articles, books, Bible studies, exercises, talks, videos, etc. recommended by our team and members.
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Why we focus on ethnicity

Who we’ve worked with

We have enjoyed working with Christian leaders in churches, colleges, and ministries across the U.S. and the world. Click here to learn more.


What people are saying

Here are some comments by clients, partners, and multi-ethnic experts. Click here for additional comments by training participants.


Dr. Brenda Salter-McNeil
President, Salter-McNeil and Associates
“ReNew Partnerships provides outstanding opportunities for people to learn from top multi-ethnic experts and practitioners in personal, practical, and interactive ways.”


Dr. Michael Emerson
Co-Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research “Racial issues are complex, and essential to address. ReNew Partnerships is a treasure chest of knowledge, tools, and expertise to help us move into a multiethnic/multiracial future. I refer pastors and ministry leaders to their training resources almost daily.”


Dr. David Anderson
Senior Pastor of Bridgeway Community Church
“I’m excited and encouraged by the great work that ReNew Partnerships is doing to equip Christian leaders with the on-going coaching and resourcing they need to be successful in building multi-ethnic organizations.”


Glen Kinoshita
Director of Multi-ethnic Programs at Biola University
“Renew Partnerships has provided workshops on our campus with solid biblical foundations and practical applications. They have been invaluable for our students.”


Brooke Chapman
Director of Program & Staff Development with City on a Hill
“ReNew Partnerships has given us effective and affordable training tools for our Board of Directors and staff. We have used multiple resources from ReNew, all of which have proven to help generate conversation and thought on issues of diversity.”


Dr. Michelle Loyd-Paige
Dean for Multicultural Affairs at Calvin College
“We have used ReNew Partnerships’ e-learning for class assignments and faculty/staff professional development. I highly recommend the training. It is not only cost effective, but it is also a valuable tool for starting (and energizing) needed conversations about diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation.”


Greg Leeper
Dean of Students, North Central University
“ReNew Partnerships created a safe environment for our students to relate and discuss often-intimidating issues. I especially appreciated the variety in the content (Bible, personal stories, facts and figures, etc), as it connected with a diverse group of people.”


Steve Ross
Coord. of Multicultural Student Advancement, The Master’s College
“Renew Partnerships has greatly assisted The Master’s College in developing cultural and ethnic unity on our campus. The workshops have given us the necessary resources we need for effective training, and provided a healthy gauge for the breadth of our institution’s diversity initiatives.”

Recommended Resources Directory

Here are a few recent additions to our recommended resources directory:

Elections Expose Racial Divisions in the Church

Few things have divided the church along race/ethnic lines like our past three presidential elections. If we care about unity in the church as much as Jesus does (John 17), then we need to talk about why those elections have produced so much frustration, hurt, distrust, and confusion.

Why aren’t we making more progress?

This Saturday, I will be leading a workshop at the CCCU Diversity Conference titled, "Why Aren't We Making More Progress?" In the workshop, we will be discussing some of the [...]