Track 10 - Best Practices

In this track you'll learn best practices related to building a healthy multi-ethnic church.

Workshop Schedule

Session A - Tuesday, Nov 5 (10:45a) - Ministering to Interracial Couples :: Robyn Afrik

In this workshop, we’ll look at five key principles to effectively engage and connect with interracial couples: it’s called doing your P.A.R.T. Robyn will also share from her life experience, and from doing ministry in an interracial marriage.

Session B - Tuesday, Nov 5 (1:30p) - Leadership Development in a Multi-ethnic Church :: Derwin Gray

Building a healthy multi-ethnic church is hard enough, let alone trying to develop a methodology for leadership development in a diverse environment. Join Derwin as he shares a methodology for doing just that in your own local church context.

Session C - Wednesday, Nov 6 (10:45a) - Building and Maintaining a Diverse Staff Team :: Mont Mitchell and Rob Daniels 

Join Mont and Rob as they tell their story, share their struggles, provide resources, and offer practical advice on how to build and maintain a diverse staff team within your own local church.

Session D - Wednesday, Nov 6 (1:30p) - From Scratch or Mix: Expediting the Process of Becoming Multi-ethnic via a Church :: Derek Chinn

Besides church planting, is there another effective way to help a church become multi-ethnic; perhaps in conjunction with another existing church? This workshop will explore some of the approaches being taken, with extra consideration for merging congregations.