Northeastern Seminary Blog

Multi-cultural Ministry: Unity in Diversity

Posted on Mon, Jun 09, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

The Native American sits next to the Congolese man to discuss the Pan-African/Swahili group. The Nigerian man greets the Anglo woman while the Myanmar-Burmese man speaks with the  African American woman. The Rwandan and Eritean men take their seats and prepare to meet. This is not the opening of a United Nations session. This is the leadership team at my church in Buffalo N.Y. sitting down together to ask the questions that will guide and shape their ministries.

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Tags: D.Min., cultural literacy, community, church, church growth, biblical worldview, church development, Conference on Ministry, Cultural Intelligence

The Role of the Church When Faced With Victims of Violence?

Posted on Mon, Nov 05, 2012 @ 09:18 AM

A guest post by Dr. Elizabeth Gerhardt, professor of theology and social ethics at Northeastern Seminary

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Tags: church, domestic violence, church's response to violence