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Red, brown, yellow, black, white--who's more precious in God's sight? : a call for diversity in Christian missions and ministry

Author: Leroy Barber
Publisher: New York : Jericho Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Written without blame, with a heart for God's people and a passion for missions, twenty-year missions veteran Leroy Barber courageously delves into the issue of race in Christian ministry. The result is fresh insight and timely prescriptions for diversity in Christian organizations that will result in immediate, positive change. This is a must read for all who are about the success of God's mission on earth.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leroy Barber
ISBN: 9781455574957 1455574953 1455574937 9781455574933
OCLC Number: 881518417
Description: xiv, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I : The missions mistake --
Missio Dei and its history --
My Missio Dei --
Diversity at work in the Missio Dei --
Redefining urban missions --
A self-examination of our "service" to the "served" --
Part II : A new perspective to urban missions --
Diversifying boards --
Fixing urban missions funding --Focus on Christ, not culture --
Caring for the stranger: response to undocumented immigrants --
Who God called to the urban missions landscape --
Harmony --
How dare you! white response to new Missio Dei --
Who will lead the way? --
Hurt but hopeful --
What is our missions dream? --
About the author.
Other Titles: Call for diversity in Christian missions and ministry
Responsibility: Leroy Barber with Velma maia Thomas.

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Written without blame, with a heart for God's people and a passion for missions, twenty-year missions veteran Leroy Barber courageously delves into the issue of race in Christian ministry. The result is fresh insight and timely prescriptions for diversity in Christian organizations that will result in immediate, positive change. This is a must read for all who are about the success of God's mission on earth.

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