Under Our Skin:  Getting Real about Race in the Church

At this past summer’s North American Christian Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, a panel discussion took place entitled, “Under Our Skin:  Getting Real about Race in the Church.” Four panelists shared from their personal journeys and identified practical steps every church can take to heal the divide, and build congregations that TRULY are for everyone. 

Continue Reading →

Why I’m Participating in the Race & Restoration Summit at NACC

The following post was written by Rob Daniels, Executive Pastor of Westbrook Christian Church in Bolingbrook, Illinois and one of the thought leaders behind the creation of the Race and Restoration Summit.  While I have always appreciated the opportunity to be part of the NACC over my years in ministry, the Race & Reconciliation Summit for 

Continue Reading →

NACC Annual Breakfast Featuring Dr. Jerry Taylor

In February of this year, Dream of Destiny held our first “Race & Restoration Summit” in Joplin, Missouri. This summit was designed to provide a safe place for engaging issues that contribute to the persistent racial tensions in our country. This fall, on November 14-15, 2016, our next summit will be held in the Chicago 

Continue Reading →

Am I Mad?

In light of the recent tragedies in Baton Rouge, LA and Falcon Heights, MN involving the fatal police shootings of two black men, Rob Daniels, executive pastor of Westbrook Christian Church, expressed his thoughts in today’s post. **NOTE: This was written hours before further senseless tragedy unfolded in Dallas. It will be hard for many people to 

Continue Reading →