You can now download the audio recordings from the November 2016 “Better Together” Diversity conference for free here.
This unique and important conference is focused on the topic of diversity. Vineyard pastors and leaders gathered to engage on the issue of racial reconciliation, planting multiethnic churches, and/or transitioning current homogenous churches into multi-ethnic ones.
The conference was hosted by the Evanston Vineyard in Evanston, IL, Nov. 15-17, 2017. Speakers include Geno Olison, Rich Nathan, Dr. Korie Edwards, Dr. Michael Emerson, Dr. Charles Montgomery, Homero Garcia, Le Que Heidkamp, Steve Nicholson, and Phil Strout.
[Note: Due to the sensitive nature of this topic, the views expressed in these teachings are those of each individual speaker, and do not necessarily represent the views of Vineyard USA or any of its entities.]
- Introduction: Phil Strout On Better Together (Phil Strout)
- A Reconciling Movement: Excerpts From Vineyard Global Family (VUSA)
- Framing Diversity In The Context Of EDLD (Phil Strout)
- The Other D: Why Should Diversity Matter In The Vineyard (Geno Olison)
- Vineyard Origins: Hindrances To Multiethnicity In Our Movement (Rich Nathan)
- Identity Formation (Le Que Heidkamp)
- Race, Economics, And The Church (Dr. Michael Emerson)
- The Power Of One (Dr. Korie Edwards)
- What About The Immigrant? (Homero Garcia)
- Becoming A Race-Transcendent Leader (Dr. Charles Montgomery)
- Transitioning A Homogeneous Culture Into A Multiethnic One (Rich Nathan)
- Where Do We Go From Here: A Call To Respond (Steve Nicholson)