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Glossary of Terms Related to Race and Culture

Terms related to our work in the areas of race and culture.

Recommended Reading on Race and Culture

A list of books specifically related to race and culture.

Episode 28: Disruption, Innovation and the Multi-ethnic Church with Mark DeYmaz

Mark DeYmaz began working for a church when he graduated college. This led to an 18-year career in student ministry in all white churches. In the late 1990s, after a move to Little Rock, AR to serve at a well-established church, it dawned on DeYmaz that the only people of color in an otherwise amazing church were janitors. He quit the church and launched a 20 + year journey of bringing together diverse men and women from all walks of life and economic backgrounds who would worship God together as one.

REPLAY: Episode 21: Tempered Resilience and How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change with Tod Bolsinger

You may not question whether you can lead change, but you’ve probably asked yourself if you can survive it. With so many decisions (and criticisms) coming at our church leaders, how do they prioritize what to do first while simultaneously dealing with the soul-sucking internal resistance they often face when trying to make changes? Tod Bolsinger, author of Canoeing the Mountains and his most recent book, Tempered Resilience shares how you can move from surviving in the crucible of change to ...

4 Types of Mental Health Support

There are several different types of trained mental health professionals. Each kind of provider has a different title and level of expertise. These providers offer psychotherapy aka talk therapy, a method for helping you explore your feelings and behaviors and learning to cope. This resource compiled by Optum Rx and Wespath Benefits PSYCHOLOGISTS Have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree Are licensed by the state they practice in Are trained to diagnose and evaluate a person’s mental health through ...