A New Year’s Resolution for the U.S. Church

As 2017 draws to a close and 2018 is upon us, our prayer at Dream of Destiny (DoD) is to see an increased number of churches embrace the Biblical mandate for pursuing cross-cultural, multi-ethnic churches in the new year. As Mark DeYmaz so clearly explained in his book Building a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church, this will 

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In case you missed it…More Race and Restoration Summit Highlights

In today’s post, we continue our series of sharing highlights from the first 2016 Race & Restoration Summit, held in Joplin, MO. Music has always been a part of Dena Hurley’s life. When she began sharing worship leading duties in a multiethnic, multicultural congregation, she found herself asking, “How do we truly come together in worship?” 

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What I Hope to Get Out of the Race & Restoration Summit

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.  Interestingly, while the communities (and places like my home church, Deer Creek Christian Church) where I was raised were very racially and economically diverse, 

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Peace is Possible Through Christ

Dream of Destiny encourages the intentional fostering of ethnic diversity by Christian leaders both in our churches and other organizations as well as in our own personal lives.  For leaders to truly be successful in this regard – going beyond surface acquaintances and into real, deep relationship – we must be willing to have hard 

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Shepherd Church’s Westside Youth Ministry: 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. In today’s post, Taeler Walden shares her experience working 

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New City 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 New City Church in 

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The Testimony of a Multi-Ethnic Church

“To take reconciliation out of the Gospel and make it a side issue is a tragedy. You have to hold down the truth to do that.” In today’s post, you will find the audio file from the Dream of Destiny Breakfast at the 2015 North American Christian Convention, when Dr. John Perkins spoke on “The 

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Highland Park 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 Highland Park Christian Church (HPCC) 

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A Powerful Testimony from the Racial Unity Leadership Summit

I had the privilege this week of participating in the Abilene Racial Unity Leadership Summit. From Monday, June 1st through Wednesday, June 3rd, a diverse mix of racial reconciliation thought leaders within the Churches of Christ gathered at Highland Church of Christ in Abilene, Texas, to continue a dialogue and formulate actions steps toward racial 

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Renewal Church of 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 Renewal Church of 

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