Looking for resources related to multiethnic, global, urban, university contexts? There are many great resources available today. Here are are a few resources we have found helpful, written primarily from a U.S. context. More needs to be written and discovered from the global church.
Compared to a decade ago, there are many good resources now on the subject. Mark Deymaz has taken the time to research and produce some of the most practical and helpful tools for church leaders. Other resources listed are key for the practical, interpersonal realities of multiethnic living.
Building a Healthy Multiethnic Church, by Mark Deymaz
Leading a Healthy Multiethnic Church, by Mark Deymaz
re:Mix: Transitioning Your Church to Living Color, by Mark Deymaz
A Beginner’s Guide to Crossing Cultures, by Patty Lane
Roadmap to Reconciliation, by Brenda Salter McNeil
White Awake: An Honest Look at What It Means to be White, by Daniel Hill
Loving Well Across Cultures, Christena Cleveland (Video)
As with the above, Deymaz has done some writing on this. Some other voices are noted below:
Disruption, by Mark Deymaz
The Coming Revolution in Church Economics, by Mark Deymaz
Transforming Power, by Robert Linthicum
While there are resources on reaching the university, resources analyzing the urban areas next to universities are sparse. More can be written here.
The American College Town, by Blake Gumprecht
Global Churches in Global University Towns, by Yucan Chiu
Residential Layers Around the University, by Yucan Chiu
Resources are abundant in this area. Keller’s work is the standard for church planting in urban areas. Benesh’s work assesses the issue of transportation and planting in urban areas, a key factor to transformational, incarnational ministry.
Center Church, by Tim Keller
The Bikeable Church, by Sean Benesh
While resources abound in this area, these works by key non-white leaders are essential for the urban areas we look to plant in.
True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In, by James Choung
Real Life: A Christianity Worth Living Out, by James Choung
“Discipling Urban Men,” in Aliens in the Promised Land, by Carl F. Ellis