Tim Dudley, president of New Leaf Publishing Group, discusses Scott Williams’ new book: Church Diversity – Sunday The Most Segregated Day of the Week.
It was a prank. But it wasn’t funny. How would you handle this if it happened in your community?
“A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skill of the others.” – Norman Shidle
“A church becomes a community of love when each member is sure enough of himself and his culture to honor and learn from the cultural perspectives of the others.” – Tracy Brown
Being curious about others is a prerequisite for learning how to incorporate multiple cultures into a community of Oneness. Our different ways of being – and our differing needs and expectations – are all gifts from Divine Source.
It is possible to learn from it all, respect it all, and enjoy it all.
Most people are against discrimination, but it’s more important to be FOR love. The real issue is not what we are against but what we stand for. It’s time to get out of denial about who we avoid and who we make welcome. Stretch your comfort level so no one feels left out or ignored.