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This multilingual song is available under an open license. This means you can freely use this song for worship in church. If you want to contribute a singable translation under an open license, feel free to do so and send it to us so we can share it.We currently have...read more
Although the apostles and elders protected the gospel from being collapsed into a false one of cultural conformance, they still faced a very practical issue.
After generations of strict Jewish separation from Gentiles, how could these new “Christ communities” worship together?
Could God’s diverse people live as one when some subgroups found the practices of others offensive? Could outsiders accept the people who formerly looked down on them?read more
Want to create a special Pentecost Sunday worship service this year? To help inspire you, we’ve compiled a list of available worship resources to help you create an amazing Pentecost Sunday.read more
You’re convinced that your church has a diversity problem. You believe it’s a nonnegotiable gospel issue and have seen the data about your neighborhood. Now what?
It’s tempting to jump immediately into creating a strategic plan or to start scheduling coffee with people, but maybe the first step is to wait instead of act.read more
Who is your neighbor?
Do you know who lives in your neighborhood?
It’s easy to follow your routine and see the same people day in and day out without really knowing the diverse people that call your city home.
In this article, we’ll teach you how to use Statistical Atlas and US Census data to research your neighborhood.read more
There is a disconnect between pastors and their congregations. While diversity may be important to church leaders, it would seem that many churchgoers want the segregated status quo.
Is this disconnect between church leaders and churchgoers acceptable?
Is it a matter of preference, or is diversity actually a gospel issue?read more
Here are three trust builders you can use to start or deepen multicultural/multilingual relationships. You can also read about the three trust barriers in our previous post.
Trust Builder #1: Eat & Have Fun Together
Multilingual communities are hard to create and sustain.
Modern examples tend to be driven by money and power: multinational corporations, international organizations (like the UN) and governments with multiple national languages (like India, Singapore or Canada). What’s at stake is important enough to warrant the expensive translation infrastructure it takes to sustain the multilingual organization.
But what about everywhere else?read more
This month we pushed out a bunch of updates to spf.io. The biggest change was an overhauled projector controller experience. It's a streamlined design that enable users to control the projector display easily (even on mobile!). Here's the full list of...read more
By Lie Shia Ong-Sintzel I’m what you call an “ABC.” If you’ve read the popular book “Crazy Rich Asians” or watched the movie adaption of it, you know that stands for “American-born Chinese.”As I was growing up, my immigrant parents instilled in me the importance of...read more