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January 20, 2019 7:00 pm
It's often said that Sunday is the most segregated day in America we been talking about white churches and black churches and so forth.
What is the. The best way forward to have more of the I guess the New Testament church more of a grounded biblical church were there is not divisions based on ethnicities, but believers just come together. You hear some churches try to put Emily white churches try to have more Blacks on the elder Borden. They do look on a quote or things like that and with your answer to a better way forward to have more mixed churches. Naturally, with people seeing each other as brothers and sisters in Christ instead of dividing amongst ethnic lines again is the question with Dr. Martin Luther King who first asserted that Sunday is the most. Our in America and is an assertion that is largely been accepted as fact primarily because with Dr. King who made the assertion. But we need to be careful here to distinguish between intimate segregation and separation. There are myriad myriad reasons why black-and-white Christians worship separately, but what I find most concerning about this assertion this Sunday is the most segregated hour in America is that it is only those churches are predominately white that are tasked with becoming more ethnically diverse churches that are profoundly black, are not held that phased-in the reality is that there are countless black evangelical churches, particularly in the inner cities that not only are predominately if not totally black or quite multiple with their congregations being mono ethnic I find nothing in Scripture that mandates local congregations be multiethnic. Nothing a church can have people are very safe of melanin, occupying their pews, but all that tells me is there a people of varying shades of militant occupying the pews of your church. It says nothing about what the person who is Caucasian or Hispanic or African think in his heart about the person next to them who is Latino or Chinese or Middle East is the condition of the heart, not the calls of skin that matters most to God. Now, with respect to a better way forward. The best way for to have better race relations within the church is for those who comprise the church to have better relations with God as the apostle Paul writes in figure 3 is five versus 17 through 19th is is therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature. The old things have passed away. Behold, new things have come. All these things are from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself. That's the approach we have to take the we got it backwards here.
The this is especially evident within the social justice realm of evangelicalism is that they are trying to change the aesthetics they are trying to change systems and institutions, and then as a result have that reflect that reconciliation is taking place, but biblically reconciliation happens from the inside out. It happens from the heart. First, and the effects are seen outwardly as a result of what has happened endlessly. So again, the best way for for you and you have better relations with one another is for you out of first have better relations with God. We hope this will berate you hear the full program in his ministry. Visit the Christian worldview.org I'm David