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Episode 13: Mixed Race

When people are constantly trying to size you up and figure out what you are, it can cause you to question your identity. Being mixed or biracial can be a beautiful thing, filled with many cultures coming together to create a lively and exciting home life. 129 more words

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Diversity & Church

Both of these words are charged with meaning.

We all know that church is a segregated place. Whether we want to admit it or not, we worship with people we trust, people we know, people we have a story with, and most often these people look just like us.   219 more words

Multi-Ethnic

Fighting Racism with the Gospel

All of us who know and follow the risen Christ have a call upon us to fight evil and expose evil. There are dozens of Scriptures that could be brought to bear on that first sentence but I am not going to list them all here (I don’t have time at the moment). 480 more words

The Bible & "White Supremacy"

About three weeks ago, while I was off the grid for a few days in the hills of Kentucky, a contingency of white nationalist, neo-Nazi and Ku Klux Klan members were marching across the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville chanting phrases of white supremacy and carrying lit torches in their hands. 1,530 more words

Reflection

"Rapidly improving" technology may be bad for your health

I’ve just seen this newspaper report (below). “Police will use facial recognition software”, it says, “to scan the faces of tens of thousands of revellers at this year’s Notting Hill Carnival” (a multi-ethnic, multicultural, multi-everything annual festival). 545 more words

What does urban mission and ministry actually mean?

What do we mean when we talk about urban ministry?  When we talk about an “Urban area” at its simplest, we are distinguishing between urban and rural -between built up, heavily populated areas, towns, cities, conurbations and less densely populated areas, villages, hamlets etc. 360 more words

Leadership

So you want to do urban mission?

I don’t think there’s ever been a better time to be involved in urban mission whether that’s pastoring an established church, working with an existing church to see revitalisation or helping to plant a new church. 374 more words

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