Dream of Destiny is excited to share news of churches across the country that have a vision for the full expression of reconciliation that a multi-ethnic church offers. In highlighting these churches, DoD hopes you’ll be encouraged by their testimony and will pray for their progress. Today, the spotlight is on Westbrook Christian Church
You can register NOW for this year’s Dream of Destiny Breakfast at the North American Christian Convention (NACC) in Cincinnati, OH. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. John M. Perkins, whose sustained passion and years of real life experience working for racial reconciliation, multi-ethnic ministry endeavors, and community development and transformation will challenge and inspire you.
Dream of Destiny encourages the intentional fostering of ethnic diversity by our Christian leaders. For leaders to truly be successful in this regard – avoiding tokenism and stereotypes – we must be aware of our biases and seek to overcome them. Here is a great, fairly recent Ted Talk by Vernā Myers, from November, 2014.
Today’s post comes courtesy of Talbot Davis, lead pastor at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, a multi-ethnic church in Charlotte, North Carolina. I am a 53-year-old white male who lives in the South and embraces a conservative understanding of Scriptural authority and Christian morality. My high school was full of people who looked