By Obe Arellano: One of the best parts of having a Spanish speaking ministry as a part of your church is the perspective it brings your organization. It brings diversity, which is a buzzword in today’s political climate. But what does that look like for the church? How essential is it to have in the church?
Diversity in the Church
The Bible is clear. Diversity is not an end in itself, but it is incredibly important to building a true community of believers. It is about God, Creator of all, being true to all and loving His whole creation. Revelation 7:9 makes it clear that people of every nation, tribe, people, and language are among the body of Christ. These people look different, speak differently, and live differently than the culture you are accustomed to. The body of Christ is diverse by definition…
Source: Valuing Diversity Like Jesus Did