A unified church. A transformed world.
Fostering race/ethnic unity in the Body of Christ (John 17:23)
Our race/ethnic divisions are a big problem.
It puts us outside of God’s purpose and plan for his followers (Mk 11:17, Eph 2:1-22). It contradicts the teachings, example, and prayers of Jesus (Mt 8:11, 22:35-40; Jn 4:1-42, 17:20-23). It prevents us from fulfilling Christ’s great commandment (Jn 13:34-35) and great commission (Mt 28:19-20). It is contrary to the example and instructions of the biblical authors and early Christians (Deut 10:17-19; Isa 56:7; Zech 2:10-11; Acts 2:42-47, 6:1-7, 10:9-22; 1 Cor 12:12-30; Gal 2:11-21; James 2:1-13; 1 Pt 2:4-12; 1 Jn 3:11-24). It is a heavy load to carry that hinders our walk with God and impact in our society. It’s time for change!
Imagine what a more unified church could do.
What if Christians of different ethnicities combined our prayers, knowledge, and resources to address the most destructive forces in our society (broken families, poverty, injustice, crime, poor education, drugs, depression, etc.)? What if we worked together to create dynamic, multi-racial/multi-ethnic churches, colleges, and ministries that could transform our communities and world with the love of Christ? What if we modeled a true cross-cultural love and unity that was far superior to the world’s models of “tolerance” and “offense management”?
A difficult challenge
But, building a healthy, multi-ethnic church, college, or ministry can be very difficult. Leaders often rely on an open door policy, advertising, conferences, or designating a “diversity specialist”. These things can help, but are typically inadequate for producing the organization-wide motivation, knowledge, and skill necessary for true, lasting change.
What we do
We provide biblical, effective, affordable training and resources for leaders building multi-ethnic churches, colleges, and ministries. We help them to grow in their cross-cultural competency and to equip their staff and members with the motivation, knowledge, and skill to do their part to bring about change. For more information, please watch our Four Essential Practices presentation, browse our ways we help page, and see our Q&A page.