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Thursday, May 18 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Embracing the Discomfort of Diversity

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At Pentecost, God laid a foundation of diversity for his church when he allowed the disciples to speak the languages of the nations. But today, we often use the cultural value of assimilation to achieve unity. We will explore how indigenous Christians are contextualizing worship for their cultures: using drums, chants, traditional dances, native languages, and even different perceptions of time. Learning unity is not found in sameness, but in celebrating our differences.

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Mark Charles

Founder, 5 Small Loaves
Mark Charles is a dynamic and thought-provoking public speaker, writer, and consultant. He writes for Native News Online and his personal blog "Reflections from the Hogan". He served on the boards of the CCDA and the CRCNA. Mark also consults with the Calvin Institute of Christian... Read More →

Thursday May 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:15am PDT
Duke 601