Do you serve a multicultural congregation or believe that your church should be culturally diverse? Then, these resources are for you! As members of Christ’s body, our witness will be dysfunction so long as we remain disconnected. Join me in spreading the race-less gospel of Jesus Christ, just one of the tools for Christ’s multicultural Church.
Church Diversity: Sunday the Most Segregated Day of the Week by Scott Williams
Becoming a Multicultural Church by Laurene Bowers
Building a Healthy Multi- Ethnic Church by Mark Deymaz
Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart by Christena Cleveland
Divided By Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America by Michael O. Emerson & Christian Smith
Multicultural Ministry: Finding Your Churches Unique Rhythm by David Anderson
Leading a Healthy Multi- Ethnic Church: Seven Common Challenges and How to Overcome Them by Mark Deymaz & Harry Li
Where the Nations Meet: The Church in a Multicultural World by Stephen Rhodes
Consuming Jesus: Beyond Race and Class Divisions by Paul Louis Metzger
The Multi- Ethnic Christian Life Primer by Mark Deymaz & Oneya Fennell Okuwabi
Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church by Soong- Chan Rah
The Post- Black and Post- White Church: Becoming the Beloved Community in a Multi-Ethnic World by Efrem Smith
The Presbyterian Church USA’s Office of Multicultural Congregational Support has prepared this list of recommended reading as a part of its mission to identify and provide resources that are meaningful to the growing diversity in the Church. Click here.
Becoming a Multicultural Church produced by the United Church of Christ
Continuum on Becoming an Anti- Racist, Multicultural Institution