9780664226985

O Lord, Hold Our Hands: How a Church Thrives in Multicultural World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780664226985

  • ISBN10:

    0664226981

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-12-01
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
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Summary

Can people actually touch the reality that Paul talks about in his letter to the Ephesians, a reality where Christ has "broken down the dividing wall"? The experience of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church says "Yes!" Over the last decade, Oakhurst Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Georgia, has been nationally recognized as a model of a successful multicultural church. Here, in O Lord, Hold Our Hands, pastors Nib Stroupe and Caroline Leach share their story -- with all of its peaks and valleys -- and, in doing so, provide a guide to multicultural ministry that any church can use to build or enhance its own ministry. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Gibson (Nibs) Stroupe has served as Pastor of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church since 1983 Caroline Leach is Associate Pastor of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction--Filled With New Winep. ix
We Have Known the Movement of the Cityp. 1
Oakhurst Is a Remarkable Place: Different Cultures Really Can Come Togetherp. 17
A Primer on Racep. 34
Life Together: How We Worship and Learnp. 56
Out into the World: The Importance of Public Ministryp. 78
Who Are These People?: Stories of Our Membersp. 88
Seasons of Celebration: The Details of Multicultural Ministryp. 105
Lord, I Want to Thank You: Theological Principlesp. 128
The Journey Is Our Homep. 141
Notesp. 151
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