Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church

Author: Soong-Chan Rah

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The United States is currently undergoing the most rapid demographic shift in its history. By 2050, white Americans will no longer comprise a majority of the population. Instead, they'll be the largest minority group in a country made up entirely of minorities, followed by Hispanic Americans, African Americans, and Asian Americans. Past shifts in America's demographics always reshaped the county's religious landscape. This shift will be no different.

Soong-Chan Rah's book is intended to equip evangelicals for ministry and outreach in our changing nation. Borrowing from the business concept of "cultural intelligence," he explores how God's people can become more multiculturally adept. From discussions about cultural and racial histories, to reviews of case-study churches and Christian groups that are succeeding in bridging ethnic divides, Rah provides a practical and hopeful guidebook for Christians wanting to minister more effectively in diverse settings.
Without guilt trips or browbeating, the book will spur individuals, churches, and parachurch ministries toward more effectively bearing witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Good News for people of every racial and cultural background. Its message is positive; its potential impact, transformative.

Features: Bibliography
Physical Info: 208 pages
Carton Quantity: 40
Publisher: Moody Publishers
US SRP: 14.99 US
Binding: Paperback
Language(s): English
Pub Date: September 01, 2010

Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is Milton B. Engebretson Associate Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL and the author of The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity.
Rah is formerly the founding Senior Pastor of the Cambridge Community Fellowship Church (CCFC), a multi-ethnic, urban ministry-focused church committed to living out the values of racial reconciliation and social justice in the urban context. Soong-Chan was a plenary speaker at the 2003 Urbana Student Missions Conference, the 2005 Summer Institute for Asian American Ministry and Theology, the 2006 Congress on Urban Ministry, the 2007 ECC Midwinter Conference, the 2007 Urban Youth Workers Institute Conference and the 2008 and 2009 CCDA National Conference.

Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Christian Ministry | Pastoral Resources
- Religion | Christian Life | General
LC Subjects:
-Christianity -Church work with minorities
-Multiculturalism -Religious aspects
-United States
Themes:
- Religious Orientation | Christian
Dewey: 259.08901
LC Call Number: BV4468
LCCN: 2010012834

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Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church
Author: Soong-Chan Rah

 

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Soong-Chan Rah's book is intended to equip evangelicals for ministry and outreach in our changing nation. Borrowing from the business concept of "cultural intelligence," he explores how God's people can become more multiculturally adept.
  


 

 

 

 

 

 

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