Letters Across the Divide: Two Friends Explore Racism, Friendship and Faith
By Dr. David Anderson and Brent Zuercher
Why is everything a racial issue with Blacks? Why do so many Whites no longer believe racism is a problem in America? Should Whites apologize for the wrongs committed against Blacks? Anderson, -a Black minister- and Zuercher -a White businessman- raise these very questions and more in a sincere, but frank, collection of letters between friends.
Multicultural Ministry: Finding Your Church’s Unique Rhythm
By Dr. David Anderson
Dr. Anderson provides a practical, inspiring guide for learning how to transition from a “unicultural” church to a multicultural church. Emphasizing that the Gospel is indeed a message of reconciliation, he shows how a church can embrace greater cultural diversity and discover their unique rhythm.
Gracism: The Art of Inclusion
By Dr. David Anderson
Dr. Anderson responds to prejudice and injustice with the principle of gracism – radical inclusion for the marginalized and excluded. Building on the apostle Paul’s exhortations in 1 Corinthians 12 to honor the weaker member, Dr. Anderson presents a biblical model for showing special grace to others on the basis of color, class or culture. He offers seven sayings of the Gracist with practical examples for building bridges and including others.
Social Justice Handbook: Small Steps for a Better World
By Mae Elise Cannon
Mae Elise Cannon provides a comprehensive resource for Christians like you who are committed to social justice. She presents biblical rationale for justice and explains a variety of Christian approaches to doing justice. Tracing the history of Christians in social engagement, she lifts out role models and examples from the Great Awakenings to the civil rights movement. A wide-ranging catalog of topics and issues give background info about justice issues at home and abroad, such as sex trafficking, domestic violence, living wage initiatives, debt relief, environmental stewardship, bioethics and much more.
This handbook includes dozens of practical exercises for taking action, as well as profiles of key figures and movements like William Wilberforce, the Salvation Army and Bono, highlighting how Christians and churches can make a difference. Also included are spiritual practices and resources to help us move from immobility to advocacy.
COMING SEPTEMBER 2010!
David Anderson and Margarita Cabellon bring together an experienced team of practitioners to share best practices for multicultural ministry. First they lay out the biblical rationale for multicultural community as God’s vision for his people. Then key leaders share personal journeys and practical ideas for multicultural leadership development, worship, children’s ministry, outreach and much more. Drawing on the pioneering expertise of Bridgeway Community Church and BridgeLeader Network, the contributors present a holistic and multifaceted portrait of what a dynamic, grace-filled and diverse ministry can look like.
Our tribalized world is crying out for healing. Discover how you can minister to others as agents of God’s reconciliation and hope.