Register for the DoD Breakfast with Dr. John M. Perkins

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. 

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How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them

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.  

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How Does A Middle Aged White Guy Lead A Diverse Church?

  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 

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Broadway Christian Church: A Multi-Ethnic Ministry Spotlight

  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 Broadway Christian 

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George Philip Bowser: A Profile in Black Restoration History

February is Black History Month, so today we put the spotlight on an early black leader in the history of the Restoration Movement: George Philip Bowser. Born on February 17th, 1874, in Maury, Tennessee, George Philip Bowser (1874-1950), was a brilliant and courageous preacher, teacher, publisher and school-planter.  Bowser’s father was killed when Bowser was 

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Samuel Robert Cassius: A Profile in Black Restoration History

February is Black History Month, so today the spotlight is on one of my favorite early black leaders in the history of the Restoration Movement: Samuel Robert Cassius. Samuel Robert Cassius was born in Virginia in 1853.  He was conceived when his mother Jane was raped by her white slave owner, James W. F. Macrae, 

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The Story of Black History Month

Dream of Destiny is honored to have Dominique Gilliard serve as our guest blogger today. Dominique serves on the pastoral staff at New Hope Covenant Church, in the Fruitvale district of Oakland, California. This was first posted on his own blog, and we appreciate Dominique giving us permission to post “The Story of Black History Month” 

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FCC in Chicago: A Multi-Ethnic Ministry Spotlight

  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 First Christian 

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