2016 Race & Restoration Summit – Featured Speaker

Meet Victor Knowles Victor Knowles is founder and president of POEM (Peace on Earth Ministries), founded in Joplin, MO in 1992. POEM ‘s purpose is to challenge those who share the same religious heritage in the Restoration Movement to recognize one another as brothers and sisters in Christ, and to reach out to all who believe on 

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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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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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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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