How do we serve a culturally diverse world? We embrace others!
This week I am preparing for the second message in our series at Mosaic called Peppermint-Filled Pinatas. This week’s topic: Seeing Past Stereotypes (formerly called White Men Can Jump (Just Not As High)).
If you have any stories about ethnic diversity or know of any interesting facts or Scripture passages I should consider, let me know!
Here are a couple of interesting facts I have recently discovered:
Muhammad will be the #1 baby boy’s name in the U.K. in 2008 (currently the order is Jack, Muhammad, Thomas, Joshua, and Oliver)
Diversity leads towards innovation. In The Medici Effect by Frans Johansson, he unwraps the idea that the Renaissance was born as a result in part to the Medici family which brought to Florence a diverse group of collaborators together from multiple disciplines. The intersection of these ideas created remarkably new innovations.