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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Color Blind or Color Brave?

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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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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A Tale of Two Americas… and the Mini Mart Where They Collided.

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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Dr. John M. Perkins: An Extended Biography

For many of us, Dr. Perkins is a living legend.  And in light of recent events in Baltimore, his message is needed now more than ever. My children grew up reading about Dr. Perkins in the book, Hero Tales (Vol 2), where a brief summary of his life and accomplishments were featured alongside other heroes of 

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Freddie Gray and False Choices

The death of Freddie Gray and its aftermath is the latest in a disturbing series of tragedies (…Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Walter Scott…) that reveal real issues of police brutality, reactive rioting, and a frequently unproductive public discourse about both. The importance of being “quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry” 

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We Need to Talk About Injustice

Dream of Destiny encourages the intentional fostering of ethnic diversity by our Christian leaders both in our churches and/or other organizations as well as in our 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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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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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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