Acts 13: A Multicultural Church

READ  Acts 13:1: “Now in the church that was at Antioch there were certain prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.” (NKJV) THINK John Stott helpfully reveals that the list of prophets and teachers described in Acts 13:1 “symbolized the ethnic and cultural diversity of Antioch”.  Barnabas was a … Continue reading Acts 13: A Multicultural Church

Celebrating our differences

Key priority #5: Celebrating diversity In his book Crossing the Divide, Owen Hylton asks provocatively “How integral is this issue [diversity] to the church today? Is it not just a matter of preference or taste?” How would you answer Owen? You see, I believe this is a question we can’t avoid. Each one of us as individuals has to answer the question, even if we do so … Continue reading Celebrating our differences