Diversity in the Church

Resources to Assist in Growth

At Capital Christian Center, we fervently pray against the spirits of disunity, hatred, and prejudice that would seek to divide humanity. We acknowledge that there is more to be said and done to see our cities, our country, and our world healed from the evil of racism and for reconciliation to take place. It is our goal to be agents of change in the days, weeks, months, and years to come.

OUR COMMITMENT

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Continue to take every opportunity to pray for unity and reconciliation in our region

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Build diverse leadership, staff, and executive teams

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Ensure diversity in our communicators

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Provide education resources and diversity training for our staff

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Incorporate new small group curriculum resources

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Increase our efforts to serve the undeserved in our community

June 17, 2020

Looking in the Mirror

June 24, 2020

First Things First

July 1, 2020

Reconciliation . . . from the Beginning

July 8, 2020

The Power of Reconciliation

July 15, 2020

Finding Common Ground

July 29, 2020

Reconciliation to Yourself

August 5, 2020

Reconciliation for Who God Created You to Be

August 12, 2020

Reconciliation to Each Other/Person to Person

August 19, 2020

What Keeps Us From Peace and Justice?

August 26, 2020

Silence is Not an Option

September 2, 2020

Where Do We Go From Here?

NEXT STEPS FOR OUR CHURCH FAMILY

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Broaden your circle of friends to include someone of a different ethnicity.

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Tell your story.

Engage in conversation with your family, friends, acquaintances, co-workers, small group, and serve team

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Be empathetic to the needs of those around you.

I Peter 3:8-9 Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 9Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.

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Love others as Christ has loved you.

John 13:34, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.

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Embrace unity. We are all one in Christ.

Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

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Remember we are all created in the image of God.

Genesis 1:26-27, Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

ADDITIONAL VIDEOS

Emmanuel Acho

Race vs Religion – Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Ep. 7 w/ Carl Lentz, Hillsong Church

Hillsong East Coast

Humanity, Racism and Transformation | Carl Lentz & Dr. Anita Phillips 

Emmanuel Acho

White Allergies? – Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man – Ep. 2 w/ Matthew McConaughey

Hillsong East Coast

A Discussion on Racism | Carl Lentz & Bishop T.D. Jakes

Dr. Anita Phillips

BODY LANGUAGE: A Conversation on Race + Restoration in the Body of Christ