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. While I have always appreciated the opportunity to be part of the NACC over my years in ministry, the Race & Reconciliation Summit for
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?”
Bias. Prejudice. Discrimination. All words that, at times, can evoke discomfort. Pamela Campbell’s talk on Tuesday morning of the Summit focused on Developing Cross-Cultural Agility. In her presentation, she defined these often misused words and how they alter our ability to engage others. Watch the video to learn more about how our biases can greatly influence our comfort and ability to
For three days in February, at this year’s Race & Restoration Summit, thought leaders from across the country offered a course of action to help the church heal from the sin of racism. Jon-Michael Brown of St. Louis Christian College in St. Louis, Missouri kicked off the first session of the Summit with conversation on Why Reconciliation
Meet Dr. Royce Money We will begin our journey toward race and restoration in the church by first getting a good basis of understanding and history. On Monday, February 22, join Dr. Royce Money and others as they begin the dialogue Toward a Common Memory. Dr. Money has been a lead learner and vocal proponent of
Meet Pamela & Marvin Campbell On Tuesday, February 23 of the Summit, we will move from history to a new way of thinking with a focus on building a common mindset around race and restoration in the church. You won’t want to miss Pamela and Marvin Campbell as they share their perspective. Marvin will speak on
Meet Sean Palmer Sean will present, Debunking Myths of the Majority Culture on Tuesday, February 23 of the Race and Restoration Summit. He’s sure to deliver an educational and inspiring message. Sean is the Lead Minister at The Vine Church in Temple, TX. As Lead Minister, he oversees the teaching and preaching ministries, leads the ministerial
Meet Mark DeYmaz Dream of Destiny is excited to have such an insightful thought leader participate in the Summit. Mark will motivate you to action in two presentations. On Tuesday, February 23, he will deliver a presentation that focuses on the Multi-Ethnic Ministry Mandate. On Wednesday, February 24, Mark will lead a discussion on Real Community Transformation.